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leave hold of

Definition of leave hold of in English:

Cease holding.
Example sentences
  • Vasiliev, with whom I was walking hand in hand, suddenly left hold of my arm and sank upon the snow.
  • If so he would hardly have been prepared to leave hold of a piece of art of such a high quality.
  • Then the youth left hold of the cord for the first time in ten years, and a great joy descended upon him.
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