hold the line on

hold the line on
hold the line (on (something)) to not reduce or increase something.

Businesses are holding the line on hiring and spending plans because of uncertainty about the economy.


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  • Hold The Line — Single par Toto extrait de l’album Toto Sortie 1978 Enregistrement Los Angeles, 1977 Durée 3:55 Genre(s) Rock …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hold the line — Single par Toto extrait de l’album Toto Sortie 1978 Enregistrement Los Angeles, 1977 Durée 3:55 Genre(s) Rock …   Wikipédia en Français

  • hold the line — ► COMMUNICATIONS to keep a someone waiting on the telephone: »Will you hold the line while I check my calendar? ► to continue to have an opinion, especially after a lot of argument: »She must hold the line against this kind of criticism. ► to… …   Financial and business terms

  • Hold the Line — Single par Toto extrait de l’album Toto Sortie 1978 Enregistrement Los Angeles, 1977 Durée 3:55 Genre Roc …   Wikipédia en Français

  • hold the line — (on (something)) to not reduce or increase something. Businesses are holding the line on hiring and spending plans because of uncertainty about the economy …   New idioms dictionary

  • hold the line — ► hold the line not yield to pressure. Main Entry: ↑line …   English terms dictionary

  • hold the line — verb 1. hold the line on prices; keep the price of something constant • Hypernyms: ↑conserve, ↑preserve, ↑maintain, ↑keep up • Verb Frames: Somebody s on something 2. hold the phone line open …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hold the Line — Este artículo o sección necesita una revisión de ortografía y gramática. Puedes colaborar editándolo (lee aquí sugerencias para mejorar tu ortografía). Cuando se haya corregido, borra este aviso por favor …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hold the Line — Infobox Single Name =Hold the Line Artist = Toto from Album = Toto B side = Takin It Back Released = 1978 Format = 7 Recorded = Genre = Rock Length = 3:56 Label = Columbia Writer = David Paich Producer = Chart position = * #5 (US) *#14 (UK) * #23 …   Wikipedia

  • hold the line — phrasal to maintain the current position or situation < hold the line on prices > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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