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Dictionary enattempt overview: What does organize the line mean?

HOLD THE LINE (verb) The verb HOLD THE LINE has actually 2 senses:

1.

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host the line on prices; keep the price of something constant

2. host the phone line open

Familiarity information: HOLD THE LINE used as a verb is rare.

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• HOLD THE LINE (verb)

Sense1

Meaning:

Hold the line on prices; keep the price of something constant

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, offering, owning


Hypernyms (to "organize the line" is one means to...):

conserve; save up; maintain; keep (save in security and protect from injury, degeneration, loss, or destruction)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s on something

Sense2

Meaning:

Hold the phone line open

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

hang on; hold on; hold the line

Conmessage example:

Please hang on while I obtain your folder

Hypernyms (to "organize the line" is one means to...):

await; expect; look; wait (look forward to the probable event of)

"Hold the line" requires doing...:

call; speak to up; phone; ring; telephone (acquire or attempt to obtain into interaction (through someone) by telephone)

Domain category:

telephone; telephony (transmitting speech at a distance)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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HOLD OFF

HOLD ON

HOLD ONE"S OWN

HOLD OPEN

HOLD OUT

HOLD OVER

HOLD STILL FOR

HOLD SWAY


HOLD THE LINE

HOLD TIGHT



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