to hold down
"She manages to hold down two jobs"
to hold down
"please hold down the noise so that the neighbors can sleep"
- Hold Tom down.
- Don't hold it upside down.
- Hold down the fort while I'm gone.
- Tom can't hold down a job. He's always getting fired.
- Buckle up, sit down, shut up and hold on.
- Hold the button down until you hear the shutter make a clicking sound.
- Increased competition in the services sector would help hold down inflation and increase the cost-competitiveness of exports.
- obliging credit institutions to hold own funds in excess of the minimum level laid down in Article 75;
- In the case of investment funds broken down by investment, fixed assets should only be separately identified for real estate, mixed and other funds, since these three types of funds are expected to hold real estate for investment purposes.
- There must be a system of inventory hold for tissues and/or cells to ensure that they cannot be released until all requirements laid down in this Directive have been satisfied.
- As an aggravating factor, it is also mentioned that the Community industry could have expected to gain some of the market share hold by those three Community producers of citric acid which closed down as of 2004.
- As an exception to the requirement laid down in the previous paragraphs, certain circuits may remain connected to their energy sources in order, for example, to hold parts, to protect information, to light interiors, etc. In this case, special steps must be taken to ensure operator safety.
- trawlers fishing in the management zone shall hold a special fishing permit in accordance with Article 7 of Regulation (EC) No 1627/94 of 27 June 1994 laying down general provisions concerning special fishing permits and shall be included in a list containing their name, their international registration number and vessel characteristics to be provided to the Commission annually by the Member States concerned;
- As an aggravating factor, it is also mentioned that the Community industry could have expected to gain some of the market share hold by those three Community producers of citric acid which closed down as of 2004. But on the contrary, the Community industry could neither take over customers from the three closed EC producers, nor benefit from the increased consumption.
- Member States shall take the measures necessary to ensure that seafarers serving on ships as referred to in Article 2 are trained as a minimum in accordance with the requirements of the STCW Convention, as laid down in Annex I to this Directive, and hold certificates as defined in Article 4 or appropriate certificates as defined in Article 1(27).