Translation: from spanish

get hold of

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  • get hold of — index grapple, obtain Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • get hold of — {v.} 1. To get possession of. * /Little children sometimes get hold of sharp knives and cut themselves./ 2. To find a person so you can speak with him. * /Mr. Thompson spent several hours trying to get hold of his lawyer./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get hold of — {v.} 1. To get possession of. * /Little children sometimes get hold of sharp knives and cut themselves./ 2. To find a person so you can speak with him. * /Mr. Thompson spent several hours trying to get hold of his lawyer./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ hold\ of — v 1. To get possession of. Little children sometimes get hold of sharp knives and cut themselves. 2. To find a person so you can speak with him. Mr. Thompson spent several hours trying to get hold of his lawyer …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get hold of —    If you obtain something, or manage to contact someone, you get hold of them.     I d like to contact the owner. Do you know where I can get hold of him? …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • get hold of — Synonyms and related words: abduct, absorb, annex, appreciate, apprehend, ascertain, assimilate, be informed, be with one, become acquainted with, broaden the mind, carry off, catch, catch on, comprehend, conceive, cram the mind, determine, dig,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • get hold of — find, manage to catch …   English contemporary dictionary

  • get hold of the wrong end of the stick — (*ENPITE.BTR*/) confuse the issue, be confused …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hold — hold1 W1S1 [həuld US hould] v past tense and past participle held [held] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in your hand/arms)¦ 2¦(event)¦ 3¦(keep something in position)¦ 4¦(job/title)¦ 5¦(keep/store)¦ 6¦(keep something available for somebody)¦ 7¦(keep somebody… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hold — hold1 [ hould ] (past tense and past participle held [ held ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 carry ▸ 2 stop someone/something from moving ▸ 3 put arms around someone ▸ 4 (be able to) contain ▸ 5 have ▸ 6 continue in same state ▸ 7 keep/stop something ▸ 8 not… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hold — I [[t]ho͟ʊld[/t]] PHYSICALLY TOUCHING, SUPPORTING, OR CONTAINING ♦ holds, holding, held 1) VERB When you hold something, you carry or support it, using your hands or your arms. [V n prep/adv] Hold the knife at an angle... [V n] She is holding her …   English dictionary


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