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    Holds/Stops


    Does hold give the meaning of stop or prevent like in this example?

    I really want to talk to him about it. Howevevr, the only thing that holds me is his arrogance.

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    Re: Holds/Stops

    Quote Originally Posted by RoseSpring View Post
    Does hold give the meaning of stop or prevent like in this example?

    I really want to talk to him about it. However, the only thing that holds me back is his arrogance.
    "Holds me back" is correct.

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