hold against

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Englisch - Englisch
If you hold something against someone, you let their actions in the past influence your present attitude towards them and cause you to deal severely or unfairly with them. Bernstein lost the case, but never held it against Grundy
hold against

    Silbentrennung

    hold a·gainst

    Türkische aussprache

    hōld ıgenst

    Aussprache

    /ˈhōld əˈgenst/ /ˈhoʊld əˈɡɛnst/

    Etymologie

    [ 'hOld ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English, from Old English healdan; akin to Old High German haltan to hold, and perhaps to Latin celer rapid, Greek klonos agitation.

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