hold the line


hold the line
hold the line
COMMUNICATIONS to keep a someone waiting on the telephone: »

Will you hold the line while I check my calendar?

to continue to have an opinion, especially after a lot of argument: »

She must hold the line against this kind of criticism.

to keep a price or amount of money at the same level: »

The aim of the current administration is to hold the line on taxes.

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The chancellor has agreed to hold the line on tuition costs for in-state students next year.

Main Entry: line

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Hold The Line — Single par Toto extrait de l’album Toto Sortie 1978 Enregistrement Los Angeles, 1977 Durée 3:55 Genre(s) Rock …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hold the line — Single par Toto extrait de l’album Toto Sortie 1978 Enregistrement Los Angeles, 1977 Durée 3:55 Genre(s) Rock …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hold the Line — Single par Toto extrait de l’album Toto Sortie 1978 Enregistrement Los Angeles, 1977 Durée 3:55 Genre Roc …   Wikipédia en Français

  • hold the line on — hold the line (on (something)) to not reduce or increase something. Businesses are holding the line on hiring and spending plans because of uncertainty about the economy …   New idioms dictionary

  • hold the line — (on (something)) to not reduce or increase something. Businesses are holding the line on hiring and spending plans because of uncertainty about the economy …   New idioms dictionary

  • hold the line — ► hold the line not yield to pressure. Main Entry: ↑line …   English terms dictionary

  • hold the line — verb 1. hold the line on prices; keep the price of something constant • Hypernyms: ↑conserve, ↑preserve, ↑maintain, ↑keep up • Verb Frames: Somebody s on something 2. hold the phone line open …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hold the Line — Este artículo o sección necesita una revisión de ortografía y gramática. Puedes colaborar editándolo (lee aquí sugerencias para mejorar tu ortografía). Cuando se haya corregido, borra este aviso por favor …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hold the Line — Infobox Single Name =Hold the Line Artist = Toto from Album = Toto B side = Takin It Back Released = 1978 Format = 7 Recorded = Genre = Rock Length = 3:56 Label = Columbia Writer = David Paich Producer = Chart position = * #5 (US) *#14 (UK) * #23 …   Wikipedia

  • hold the line — phrasal to maintain the current position or situation < hold the line on prices > …   New Collegiate Dictionary