get hold of someone

get hold of someone
get hold of (someone) to communicate with someone.

He said he planned to call Mom this week, so I thought he'd get hold of her sooner or later.


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  • get hold of someone — phrase to manage to talk to someone, on the telephone or directly Can you get hold of Mike and tell him the meeting’s postponed? Thesaurus: general words meaning to say somethingsynonym Main entry: hold …   Useful english dictionary

  • get hold of someone — to manage to talk to someone, on the telephone or directly Can you get hold of Mike and tell him the meeting s postponed? …   English dictionary

  • get hold of — (someone) to communicate with someone. He said he planned to call Mom this week, so I thought he d get hold of her sooner or later …   New idioms dictionary

  • get hold of — verb 1. get into one s hands, take physically (Freq. 1) Take a cookie! Can you take this bag, please • Syn: ↑take • See Also: ↑take in (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • get hold of —    If you obtain something, or manage to contact someone, you get hold of them.     I d like to contact the owner. Do you know where I can get hold of him? …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • hold over someone's head — verb To harp on; to remind continuously (especially of a misstep or defeat) I get one parking ticket and he holds it over my head for six months. See Also: hold, hold over …   Wiktionary

  • hold — hold1 [ hould ] (past tense and past participle held [ held ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 carry ▸ 2 stop someone/something from moving ▸ 3 put arms around someone ▸ 4 (be able to) contain ▸ 5 have ▸ 6 continue in same state ▸ 7 keep/stop something ▸ 8 not… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hold — I [[t]ho͟ʊld[/t]] PHYSICALLY TOUCHING, SUPPORTING, OR CONTAINING ♦ holds, holding, held 1) VERB When you hold something, you carry or support it, using your hands or your arms. [V n prep/adv] Hold the knife at an angle... [V n] She is holding her …   English dictionary

  • hold — I UK [həʊld] / US [hoʊld] verb Word forms hold : present tense I/you/we/they hold he/she/it holds present participle holding past tense held UK [held] / US past participle held *** 1) [transitive] to carry something using your hands or arms Can… …   English dictionary

  • get — [ get ] (past tense got [ gat ] ; past participle gotten [ gatn ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 obtain/receive ▸ 2 become/start to be ▸ 3 do something/have something done ▸ 4 move to/from ▸ 5 progress in activity ▸ 6 fit/put something in a place ▸ 7 understand… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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