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    Haihao is offline Junior Member
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    Default Hold over vs. hold off

    Hi,

    Why is the choice 'be held off' wrong for Q4 in the test of http://www.usingenglish.com/members/...hp?quiz_id=444?

    I thought hold over = hold off = postpone. Are they different here because of the usage?

    Thank you.

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    Default Re: Hold over vs. hold off

    Held over is correct. Put off would also be correct, but since the phrasal verb is 'hold...
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