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hold (one's) breath

verb

  • to wait. Almost always used in the negative, meaning literally: "The event in question will not happen soon, so don't hold your breath waiting for it."
                                                                              

                                                           

    Citation from "Beyond Belief", Lie To Me (TV, 2010), Season 3 Episode 6 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 29 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 29 2010.

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hold the fort

verb

  • to maintain the proper operation of something, such as a business.
                                                  

    Citation from "Episode 5", Whites (TV), Season 1 Episode 5 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 19 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 19 2011.

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hold the phone

interjection

  • "wait a minute"; "hold on"; etc.
    Hold the phone!
    What? Hold the phone.
    Hold the phone. That's wrong.
                                                                                               

                                                                                                                                                                                        

    Citation from "Death Is a Bitch", Family Guy (TV), Season 2 Episode 6 (2000) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 12 2012. Submitted by Melissa S. from Bel Air, MD 21014, USA on Jun 26 2002.

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hold truck with

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hold water

verb

  • to be inadequate. Usually said of an argument.
    I don't think your argument holds water.
                                                                                                                                                                                              

    Citation from "Good Advices", Covert Affairs (TV), Season 2 Episode 2 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jul 21 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Mar 26 2010.

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hole

noun

  • a very unpleasant place.
    Why do you live in this hole?

    Last edited on Mar 26 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 31 2009.

  • mouth.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

    Citation from "Subway / Pamela", Louie (TV), Season 2 Episode 6 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                 

    Citation from "Christmas Wishes", The Office (US TV), Season 8 Episode 10 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                

    Citation from "Camp Refoogee", American Dad! (TV), Season 2 Episode 1 (2006) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                         

    Citation from Matrix Reloaded (film) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Aug 25 2015. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 28 2011.

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