hold over

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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to postpone)
a. aplazar
We need to hold this decision over until a time when all the members of the board can be present.Tenemos que aplazar esta decisión hasta un momento en que todos los miembros de la junta puedan estar presentes.
b. postergar
Can we hold the discussion of the budget for that district over until tomorrow?¿Podemos postergar la discusión del presupuesto de ese distrito hasta mañana?
2. (to renew)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. mantener en cartel
The play was originally only until July, but they've decided to hold it over until September!Al principio, la obra solamente iba a estar hasta julio, ¡pero van a mantenerla en cartel hasta septiembre!
3. (music; to hold a note across the barline)
a. sostener
In Cuban son music, the bass often plays on beat four and holds the note over instead of playing on beat one of the next bar.En el son cubano, el bajo frecuentemente toca en el cuarto tiempo y sostiene la nota en vez de tocar en el primer tiempo del siguiente compás.
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hold over
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. diferir, posponer
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hold over
transitive verb
[+meeting] aplazar; posponer
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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