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hold on tophrasal verb

  • ja~を手放さない、~をつかんで離さない
  • ento keep something or someone that is important or useful

Examples

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You need to clean out your inbox!
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You're a hoarder.
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- I know your type. - No.
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- You're growing out your fingernails. - No!
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- You're keeping urine in jars under your bed. - No.
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You're holding on to the past because your future's too bleak!
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No, man! I'm just lazy!
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And a zeroed out inbox doesn't mean anything to me!
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But it's better!
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Why?
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It just is!
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We're worried about you, Rehka.
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That was really nice, Jeb.
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Well, in light of recent events,
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I think the boys should hold on to their childhood for as long as they can.
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You're just so thoughtful. That's why I married you.
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Oh.
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Now, is that the only reason?
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We broke up in the parking lot of an Uno's Pizzeria in Boston.
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"Maybe in a couple of years?"
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"Maybe."
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That was my justification three months later, as I clicked through his Facebook profile at night,
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trying to hold on to whatever piece of him I still had left.
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And that's when I saw his first photo with her, the girl with the red Solo cup.
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I knew I wasn't allowed to care, but I did.
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I think I kept sleeping on this mattress
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because I still had so much anger
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and shame that I was holding on to.
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And I'm not gonna do it anymore.
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I'm over this.
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I am over letting this control my life.