hold the line

Primary Meanings of hold the line

1.
v
hold the phone line open
2.
v
hold the line on prices; keep the price of something constant
Full Definitions of hold the line
1

v hold the phone line open

Synonyms:
hang on, hold on
Type of:
await, expect, look, wait
look forward to the probable occurrence of
2

v hold the line on prices; keep the price of something constant

Type of:
conserve, keep up, maintain, preserve
keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction

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