In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(make abide by)come and stay with us one weekend — I'll hold you to that! — ven a pasar un fin de semana con nosotros — ¡te tomo la palabra!
- I'm going to hold her to her promise — la voy a obligar a cumplir su promesa
- we must hold them to their original budget — tenemos que exigir que se atengan a su presupuesto original
2(abide by)she held to her beliefs/principles — se mantuvo firme en sus creencias/principios
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