hold the phone

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hold the phone

  1. (idiomatic) stop; wait; woah. What's this? Look at this!
    Hold the phone! We've had this problem before, with the other machine.


hold the phone (third-person singular simple present holds the phone, present participle holding the phone, simple past and past participle held the phone)

  1. To hold; to wait for someone at the other end of a telephone connection.
    They asked me to hold the phone while they went to look up the answer.