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hold on: wait, just a minute, one moment please
To hold on means 'to wait' and to hold means 'to have', 'to keep' or 'to carry in one's hand'.
I'm putting you on hold. Wait on the (telephone) line please.
- "Just hold on."
- "Hold on one second."
- "Polly : Let me check his schedule, hold on please."
- "Bruno : Hold on a moment."
- "Security guard : Hold on sir, I'm just going to do a quick search."
- "Hold on, man!"
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