Printable Handout: Phrasal Verbs - Hold

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Q1 - Everybody thought they'd split up, but they managed to hold things ____.
forth
together
out
Q2 - My boss is so boring- she held ____ for an hour the other day about arriving on time.
forth
on
out
Q3 - The workers want a better deal and are holding ____ what the management has offered.
out against
out for
Q4 - We couldn't get everyone to come on the date planned, so the meeting's been held ____ till next week.
off
on
over
out
Q5 - When the bus pulled out, I held ____ to the rail.
in
on
onto
Q6 - She's busy at the moment- could you hold ____ for a few minutes?
on
out
Q7 - Fortunately, the rain held ____ for a few hours so we were able to have the party in the garden.
forth
off
on
out
Q8 - They managed to hold ____ against the invaders for a couple of weeks before surrendering.
on
off
out
Q9 - I'm sorry I'm late- I was held ____ in the traffic.
on
out
up
Q10 - He's always changing jobs- he finds it hard to hold a job ____.
down
forth
out
up

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