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Hold one's own   /hoʊld wənz oʊn/   Listen
Hold one's own

verb
1.
Be sufficiently competent in a certain situation.
2.
Maintain one's position and be in control of a situation.






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"Hold one's own" Quotes from Famous Books



... I found out long before I came off the ice; and then, like an absurd fool as I was, I thought myself showing how to deal courteously and hold one's own ...
— The Pillars of the House, V1 • Charlotte M. Yonge



Words linked to "Hold one's own" :   command, control



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