hold that thought

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hold that thought

  1. (idiomatic) To pause in a conversation for an interruption.
  2. (idiomatic, in imperative form) Used to acknowledge that one's attention needs to be diverted from what a speaker was saying
    ".... and then ...." / "John, hold that thought. I need to take this call."