Phrasal Verbs with HOLD
to stop yourself from expressing your emotion
He was unable to hold back his tears.
to stop or wait briefly
Hold on. You forgot your phone.
to wait to do something
We need to decide now. We can’t hold off any longer.
to last; to continue to be available
I will keep writing as long as my money holds out.
to delay someone or something
Sorry, I’m late. I was held up at work.