Phrasal Verbs with HOLD

hold back
to stop yourself from expressing your emotion
He was unable to hold back his tears.

hold on
to stop or wait briefly
Hold on. You forgot your phone.

hold off
to wait to do something
We need to decide now. We can’t hold off any longer.

hold out
to last; to continue to be available
I will keep writing as long as my money holds out.

hold up
to delay someone or something
Sorry, I’m late. I was held up at work.