hold sway over

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Definition von hold sway over im Englisch Englisch wörterbuch

hold over
something left from an earlier time

The QWERTY keyboard layout is a holdover from the days when manual typewriters jammed.

hold over
to save, delay

We will have to hold over these files until tomorrow.

hold over
continue a term of office past the normal period of time
hold over
If you hold something over someone, you use it in order to threaten them or make them do what you want. Did Laurie know something, and hold it over Felicity?
hold over
keep in a position or state from an earlier period of time
hold over
hold over goods to be sold for the next season
hold over
If something is held over, it does not happen or it is not dealt with until a future date. Further voting might be held over until tomorrow We would have held the story over until the next day
hold over
intimidate somebody (with a threat); "She was holding it over him"
hold over
continue a term of office past the normal period of time keep in a position or state from an earlier period of time
hold over
hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam"
hold sway over
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