hold open

hold open
retain rights to

keep my job for me while I give birth


keep my seat, please


keep open the possibility of a merger

Syn: ↑keep open, ↑keep, ↑save
Hypernyms: ↑reserve, ↑hold, ↑book
Verb Group: ↑keep, ↑hold on
Verb Frames:

Somebody ——s something

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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