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English term or phrase:hold on tightly
Portuguese translation:agarrar-se bem
Entered by: Teresa Cristina Felix de Sousa
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23:24 Apr 8, 2007
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Management / Project Management
English term or phrase: hold on tightly
if you hold on tightly to what your cup is filled with, ...
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se você se apegar?
Teresa Cristina Felix de Sousa
Brazil
Local time: 16:48
agarrar-se bem
Explanation:
hold on tighly – agarrar-se bem

se você se agarrar bem...

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Note added at 13 mins (2007-04-08 23:37:36 GMT)
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hold on (HOLD FIRMLY) phrasal verb
to hold something or someone firmly with your hands or arms.
Example: She held on tightly to his waist.

hold onto sth (HOLD FIRMLY) phrasal verb
to hold something or someone firmly with your hands or your arms
Example: Hold onto the rope and don't let go.

(Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary)

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Note added at 17 mins (2007-04-08 23:42:03 GMT)
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tightly (adverb)
firmly or closely
Example: The baby was clutching his dummy tightly in his grubby fist.
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Cristina Santos
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:48
Grading comment
Muito grata
T.
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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +6
agarrar-se bem


Explanation:
hold on tighly – agarrar-se bem

se você se agarrar bem...

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Note added at 13 mins (2007-04-08 23:37:36 GMT)
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hold on (HOLD FIRMLY) phrasal verb
to hold something or someone firmly with your hands or arms.
Example: She held on tightly to his waist.

hold onto sth (HOLD FIRMLY) phrasal verb
to hold something or someone firmly with your hands or your arms
Example: Hold onto the rope and don't let go.

(Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary)

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Note added at 17 mins (2007-04-08 23:42:03 GMT)
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tightly (adverb)
firmly or closely
Example: The baby was clutching his dummy tightly in his grubby fist.

Cristina Santos
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:48
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 32
Grading comment
Muito grata
T.

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