Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Hold"

The meaning of "Hold" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa holding you back?
A: If something is "holding you back", then you are "kept from" or "prevented" from doing or saying something.
Q: O que significa Can you put me on hold, please??
A: When in a call with someone and another calls the same person, they might pause the conversation to answer the other person.
Q: O que significa hold something or someone back?
A: you hinder them from doing something
Q: O que significa hold sth against sb?
A: She said I wasn't a good person? I guess she's still holding it against me when I stabbed her in the foot that time.
Ha ha
Q: O que significa hold my breath?
A: The most common usage is with "don't" and is used in a negative way. In some cases, it can be used without "don't" which would signify hope.

Example:
Person 1: "Do you think you'll get a job offer?"
Person 2: "I hope so. I'm holding my breath"

But this is definitely not as common.

Example sentences using "Hold"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com hold.
A: Hold on, I'll be there soon.

Hold onto your wallet.

I'll hold the door for you.

I can't hold fifty pounds.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com hold converse with .
A: A little formal. Informal is "talk with".
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com hold on.
A: Talking on the phone:

Hello, who is it ?
It's me, oh, hold on a sec.
............
Hey, sorry . It's me
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com may not hold true.
A: He, Astrrrd.
His argument sounds convincing, but it may not hold true when the facts are known.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com hold fast .
A: It's not wrong. It sounds quite emphatic. : )

Sometimes it is good to use an unusual phrase... it gets attention.

Synonyms of "Hold" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre hold e conduct ?
A: They are synonyms, words of the same meaning.
If both are to be used in the same sentence, We will hold the next meeting here/We will conduct the next meeting here, hold will sound better because conduct seems to be more of the big scale activity or experiments.
However, individually they are of different meaning.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre hold it down e keep it down ?
A: There is a cat. Hold it down with your hands.

That oven is too hot. Keep it down by controlling its gas tap.

Your tall grass. Keep it down with your lawnmower.

Hands can hold your cat.
Love can keep your friendship.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre hold down e press/click ?
A: "grasping" is holding something in your hand, and "holding down" is making sure something doesn't move

and it would be "keep grasping the bowl" but depending on what you want the bowl to do, either verb is fine!!
Q: Qual é a diferença entre hold on e wait a moment ?
A: There is none.(: Except hold on could also mean you're telling someone to grab onto something.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre hold one's tongue e keep silent ?
A: "hold one's tongue" is used when that person wants to say something bad or rude that they should not say. "keep silent" is not limited to something bad.

EX:
When my boss insulted me, I wanted to say something but I held my tongue. (meaning: I wanted to say something rude back, but I didn't say anything)

I knew my dad was having a bad day when he got home, so I kept silent. (meaning: didn't say anything- good or bad)

Translations of "Hold"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? 遠慮してるわけではない
(It's not that I'm holding back)
A: Just like that! “It’s not that I’m holding back, It’s just that ____”
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? hold my jock

Example:
-“You boys couldn't have held my jock when I went through Hell Week, I'll tell you that much.”
A: jock -> jock strap https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E3%82%B8%E3%83%A7%E3%83%83%E3%82%AF%E3%82%B9%E3%83%88%E3%83%A9%E3%83%83%E3%83%97

もちろん、だれも他の人のジョックストラプを持ちたくないですね。

そして「can't hold my jock」や過去形の「couldn't hold my jock」の意味は「ジョックストラップを持つほどの値打ちでもない」です。

So basically, in that example he is saying they sucked/they were totally worthless.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? hold liable for
A: Do you mean the pronunciation?

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? hold on. do we use "hold on" only during telephone talk or we can use in real conversation like "wait a minute "?
A: You can use it in a conversation.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? hold
A: do i pronounce corrrectly?

Other questions about "Hold"

Q: hold on. I go with you. soa natural?
A: change "i go with you" to "I'll go with you" it'll sound more natural
Q: What does "What's the hold up" mean?

What is hold up?
A: It's a phrase that basically means what is stoping whatever you're trying to achieve.
Example if you are trying to move to a new house in 2 weeks but it's taking longer than expect you would say " what's the hold up?!"
Q: Two hold their swords upwards, crossing them above.
A:
"Two people hold their swords up, crossing them above their heads." :)
Q: 1.People hold a rally to protest a crime for a man killed by a military soldier.

2.People hold a rally to protest a crime for a man being killed by a military soldier.

3.Is there any different or any grammatical mistake between 1 and 2?
soa natural?
A: #2 is more correct than #1. I would say:
People are holding a rally to protest the crime of a man being killed by a soldier.

"crime for" is unnatural. It should be "crime of". You don't need "military soldier", because all soldiers are in the military.

If you say "crime of a man killed by a soldier", I think the man committed the crime and the soldier killed him. If you say "crime of a man being killed by a soldier", I think the soldier committed the crime by killing the man.
Q: hold shoulders soa natural?
A: "To put one's arms around someone else"

"I put my arm around her."

"We put our arms around each other."

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