Definitions

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  • v. To firmly maintain one's viewpoint, principles, or situation; to refuse to change one's practices or plans.

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  • v. hold the line on prices; keep the price of something constant
  • v. hold the phone line open

Etymologies

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Probably an allusion to a line of soldiers remaining steadfastly in position during combat.

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