English Grammar Hold
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Grammar Level 5- Lesson Twenty Nine

In this grammar lesson, you learn about Hold in English and how to use it in your English conversation and writing. Just follow examples and write them down a few times to learn them very well. After finishing this lesson, you should work on its quiz.

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hold / held / held / holding


The verb “hold” is used when you have something in your hand. It’s also used when hosting events, performances, and games. “Hold” is similar to the verb “have.”

1. She’s holding a baby pig.

2. This school is holding a race.

3. The city is holding a parade.

4. This bike holds up to six passengers (and one driver).

5. Shelves at a store hold merchandise.

6. They regularly hold meetings in this conference room.

7. He held a job through the summer.

8. Banks hold your money.

9. Performances are held in this concert hall.



present tense: hold / holds
past tense: held
future: will hold
present continuous: am / are / is holding
past continuous: was / were holding
future continuous: will be holding
present perfect: has / have held
past perfect: had held
future perfect: will have held
present perfect continuous: has / have been holding
past perfect continuous: had been holding
future perfect continuous: will have been holding
modal verbs: ______ hold
past tense modal: ______ have held
infinitive: to hold
gerund: holding
passive: yes


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