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  • have hold of — index own Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • have/hold/want no truck with — to refuse to be involved with (someone or something) I ll have no truck with such nonsense. • • • Main Entry: ↑truck …   Useful english dictionary

  • what you have, hold — c 1450 Towneley Play of Killing of Abel (EETS) 1.142 It is better hold that I haue then go from doore to doore and craue. 1546 J. HEYWOOD Dialogue of Proverbs I. X. D1 Hold fast whan ye haue it (quoth she) by my lyfe. 1876 I. BANKS Manchester Man …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • have — have, hold, own, possess, enjoy are comparable when they mean to keep, control, retain, or experience as one s own. Have is the most general term and in itself carries no implication of a cause or reason for regarding the thing had as one s own… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • hold all the aces — have/hold all the aces to be in a strong position when you are competing with someone else, because you have all the advantages. In the battle between road builders and environmentalists, the road builders seem to hold all the aces …   New idioms dictionary

  • have all the aces — have/hold all the aces to be in a strong position when you are competing with someone else, because you have all the advantages. In the battle between road builders and environmentalists, the road builders seem to hold all the aces …   New idioms dictionary

  • hold someone in thrall — have/hold/someone in thrall phrase to control someone completely, or to have all of their attention Thesaurus: to have an effect on someone s emotions or attitudessynonym Main entry: thrall …   Useful english dictionary

  • hold all the cards — have/hold all the cards to be in a strong position when you are competing with someone else, because you have all the advantages. There isn t much hope of him getting custody of the children as far as the law goes, she holds all the cards …   New idioms dictionary

  • hold the whip hand — have/hold the whip hand to be the person or group that has the most power in a situation. So long as we rely on them for money, they have the whip hand …   New idioms dictionary

  • hold the whip hand (over somebody) — have/hold, etc. the ˈwhip hand (over sb/sth) idiom to be in a position where you have power or control over sb/sth • She had the whip hand and it was useless to resist. Main entry: ↑whipidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • hold the whip hand (over something) — have/hold, etc. the ˈwhip hand (over sb/sth) idiom to be in a position where you have power or control over sb/sth • She had the whip hand and it was useless to resist. Main entry: ↑whipidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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