hold\ down

hold\ down
1. III
1) hold down smth. /smth. down/ hold down one's eyes (one's hands, etc.) опустить глаза и т. д.
2) hold down smb., smth. /smb., smth. down/ hold down a man /a man down/ держать человека в подчинении; hold down prices сдерживать рост цен; hold down traffic accidents не допускать увеличения количества дорожных происшествий
3) || hold down a job USA иметь и сохранять работу; he can't hold down a job он не может удержаться ни на какой работе
2. XXI1
hold down smth. for some time the invaders could not hold down the country for long захватчики не могли долго держать страну в подчинении
3. XXV
hold down smb., smth. till... we held down the burglar till the police arrived мы задержали вора до прихода полиции

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