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  1. hold-downverb

    a limitation or constraint

    "taxpayers want a hold-down on government spending"

  2. hold downverb

    keep

    "She manages to hold down two jobs"

  3. hold downverb

    restrain

    "please hold down the noise so that the neighbors can sleep"

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  1. Diana Scolaro:

    You have to know what it's like to hold down a child and hear them scream so you can stick a tube down their nose. It's one thing to do that when you know you'll have a success at the end, but for Julianna, there is no success, we pulled her from death's door so many times last year, but she's sicker now than she was then, and I don't think we could pull her through another big crisis.

  2. Kirstin Houser:

    There are just too many bells and whistles on the steering column, either to push, pull, scroll, hold down, release, etc. By the time I remember which one to use, there's already a row of cars behind me honking to park my car, safe driving, and also understanding the general mechanics of a car, are so engrained in the way we drive that it's hard to separate that and allow our car to make those judgments.

  3. Edward Welniak:

    What we see there then is this increase in households at the lower end of the income distribution tended to hold down median household income.

  4. Cam Talbot:

    This is a team where we knew they weren’t going to stop coming, tonight, we were able to hold down the fort. Quality over quantity tonight, but in our zone, we battled. It was a grind, but those are the kind of games you have to win on the road in a hostile environment.

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Translations for hold down

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  • unterdrucken, niederhalten, halten, sich halten inGerman
  • mantenerse, detener, seguir, sujetar, conservar, retenerSpanish
  • baisser, maintenir à terreFrench
  • betölt, lefog, féken tartHungarian
  • подавлять, угнетать, удерживать, удержатьсяRussian

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