Translation: from spanish

to get hold of something

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  • get hold of something — get hold of (something) to obtain something. I think it should be harder for a criminal to get hold of a gun. Nothing was done by officials until the press got hold of the story …   New idioms dictionary

  • get hold of something — 1) to get something that you need or want I ve managed to get hold of some rather good wine. 2) to start holding something with your hands Here, get hold of this for a minute …   English dictionary

  • get hold of something — …   Useful english dictionary

  • get a hold of something — catch, get, grab, take, etc. (a) ˈhold of sb/sth idiom to have or take sb/sth in your hands • He caught hold of her wrists so she couldn t get away. • Lee got hold of the dog by its collar. • Quick, grab a hold of that rope …   Useful english dictionary

  • get hold of — (something) to obtain something. I think it should be harder for a criminal to get hold of a gun. Nothing was done by officials until the press got hold of the story …   New idioms dictionary

  • get hold of the idea (that) — phrase to start to think that something is true, usually when it is not Where did you get hold of the idea I was leaving? Thesaurus: to form an opinion, or to have an ideasynonym Main entry: hold …   Useful english dictionary

  • hold off something — hold off (something) to delay something. They re hoping to hold off surgery until he s stronger. I hope the rain holds off until we get home …   New idioms dictionary

  • get hold of the wrong end of the stick — To misunderstand • • • Main Entry: ↑end get hold of the wrong end of the stick To misunderstand something totally • • • Main Entry: ↑wrong …   Useful english dictionary

  • get (hold of) the wrong end of the stick — Brit. misunderstand something. → wrong …   English new terms dictionary

  • get hold of the wrong end of the stick — ► get hold of the wrong end of the stick misunderstand something. Main Entry: ↑wrong …   English terms dictionary

  • get hold of — verb 1. get into one s hands, take physically (Freq. 1) Take a cookie! Can you take this bag, please • Syn: ↑take • See Also: ↑take in (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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