Definition of hold over phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

hold over

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

    hold somethingover

    [usually passive]
     
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  1. 1to not deal with something immediately; to leave something to be dealt with later synonym postpone The matter was held over until the next meeting.
  2. 2 to show a movie, play, etc. for longer than planned The movie proved so popular it was held over for another week.

hold something over somebody

 
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to use knowledge that you have about someone to threaten them or make them do what you want
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