ahold vs hold : Common Errors in English

About ahold vs hold

In standard English you just “get hold” of something or somebody.

hold Meaning(s)

  • (n) the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo
  • (v) keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g.,
  • (v) have or hold in one's hands or grip
  • (v) organize or be responsible for
  • (v) have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
  • (v) keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view
  • (v) maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)
  • (v) to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement
  • (v) secure and keep for possible future use or application
  • (v) have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices
  • (v) be the physical support of; carry the weight of
  • (v) contain or hold; have within
  • (v) have room for; hold without crowding
  • (v) remain in a certain state, position, or condition
  • (v) support or hold in a certain manner
  • (v) be valid, applicable, or true
  • (v) assert or affirm
  • (v) have as a major characteristic
  • (v) be capable of holding or containing
  • (v) arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
  • (v) protect against a challenge or attack
  • (v) bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted
  • (v) hold the attention of
  • (v) remain committed to
  • (v) resist or confront with resistance
  • (v) be pertinent or relevant or applicable
  • (v) stop dealing with
  • (v) lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
  • (v) keep from departing
  • (v) take and maintain control over, often by violent means
  • (v) cause to stop
  • (v) cover as for protection against noise or smell
  • (v) drink alcohol without showing ill effects
  • (v) aim, point, or direct
  • (v) declare to be
  • (v) be in accord; be in agreement
  • (v) keep from exhaling or expelling
  • (n) the act of grasping
  • (n) understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
  • (n) power by which something or someone is affected or dominated
  • (n) time during which some action is awaited
  • (n) a state of being confined (usually for a short time)
  • (n) a stronghold
  • (n) a cell in a jail or prison
  • (n) the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it

ahold in News

  1. Ahold CEO elected new co-chair of Consumer Goods Forum

    Amsterdam, the Netherlands , June 12 - Ahold today announced the appointment of CEO Dick Boer as co-chair of the Consumer Goods Forum, the global, parity-based industry network that brings together the ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Thomson Reuters ONE via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Ahold Buyback Raises Questions

    AMSTERDAM — Ahold’s announcement last week that it would ramp up its stock-buyback program left some observers wondering if it might be stockpiling cash for acquisitions. read more
    on June 10, 2013 Source: Supermarket News

  3. Ahold share buyback update

    Amsterdam, the Netherlands, June 10, 2013 - Ahold has repurchased 2,190,557 Ahold common shares in the period from June 3, 2013 up to and including June 7, 2013.The shares were repurchased at an average ...
    on June 10, 2013 Source: Thomson Reuters ONE via Yahoo! Finance

hold in News

  1. Court hearing on hold over lung transplant rules

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A court hearing over organ donation rules is on hold after the Pennsylvania girl at the center of the lawsuit received a lung transplant.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. SC to hold public hearing on tax breaks for Norma Corporation

    The city of St. Clair will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. June 17, during which residents may question and express their opinions about extending a tax break to the NORMA Group for an equipment purchase of $4,767,967.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: The Voice

  3. Hold On to These Stocks for Assured Growth

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    on June 11, 2013 Source: The Motley Fool

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