hold attention

hold attention
1) Общая лексика: (smb.'s) владеть (чьим-л.) вниманием
2) Дипломатический термин: удерживать внимание

Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • hold someone's attention — hold someone’s attention/interest/ phrase to keep someone interested in something It’s hard to hold their attention for more than 15 minutes. Thesaurus: to make someone feel excited, enthusiastic or impressedsynonym Main entry: hold …   Useful english dictionary

  • hold — hold1 [hōld] vt. held, holding [ME holden < Anglian OE haldan (WS healdan), akin to Ger halten, Goth haldan, to tend sheep < IE base * kel , to drive, incite to action > Gr kelēs, swift horse, L celer, swift: prob. sense development:… …   English World dictionary

  • hold someone's interest — hold someone’s attention/interest/ phrase to keep someone interested in something It’s hard to hold their attention for more than 15 minutes. Thesaurus: to make someone feel excited, enthusiastic or impressedsynonym Main entry: hold …   Useful english dictionary

  • hold up — {v.} 1. To raise; lift. * /John held up his hand./ 2. To support; hear; carry. * /The chair was too weak to hold up Mrs. Smith./ 3. To show; call attention to; exhibit. * /The teacher held up excellent models of composition for her class to… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hold up — {v.} 1. To raise; lift. * /John held up his hand./ 2. To support; hear; carry. * /The chair was too weak to hold up Mrs. Smith./ 3. To show; call attention to; exhibit. * /The teacher held up excellent models of composition for her class to… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hold the attention — index interest Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • hold court — ► hold court be the centre of attention. Main Entry: ↑court …   English terms dictionary

  • hold — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abduction, abide, abort, absorb, absorb the attention, abstain, accent, accent mark, accommodate, account, account as, accumulate, acropolis, adhere, adhere to, adjudge, adjudicate, admit, advance, advantage,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hold — hold1 W1S1 [həuld US hould] v past tense and past participle held [held] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in your hand/arms)¦ 2¦(event)¦ 3¦(keep something in position)¦ 4¦(job/title)¦ 5¦(keep/store)¦ 6¦(keep something available for somebody)¦ 7¦(keep somebody… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hold — hold1 [ hould ] (past tense and past participle held [ held ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 carry ▸ 2 stop someone/something from moving ▸ 3 put arms around someone ▸ 4 (be able to) contain ▸ 5 have ▸ 6 continue in same state ▸ 7 keep/stop something ▸ 8 not… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hold — I [[t]ho͟ʊld[/t]] PHYSICALLY TOUCHING, SUPPORTING, OR CONTAINING ♦ holds, holding, held 1) VERB When you hold something, you carry or support it, using your hands or your arms. [V n prep/adv] Hold the knife at an angle... [V n] She is holding her …   English dictionary


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