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Related to keep hold of: pack in, demoralised, blurt, prioritises, trivialises
See: occupy, retain
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After losing Steve Sidwell on a free transfer to Chelsea under the Bosman ruling, Reading will fight hard to keep hold of Lita.
But Kenwright has expressed his determination to keep hold of both.
EX-BEARS skipper Nick Knight believes it's crucial for Warwickshire to win the latest battle to keep hold of hot property Neil Carter.
But Rush said: 'There's no reason why they can't keep hold of him.
But yesterday Wardle insisted he would do everything he could to keep hold of the emerging England man.
Norwich were desperate to keep hold of the striker but Villa turned down a loan to the end of the season at Carrow Road because that would leave manager David O'Leary unable to recall him if he suddenly became short up front.
Sedan are anxious to keep hold of him for as long as possible, but part of the agreement is that Reds boss Houllier can bring him to England if his squad is depleted by injuries when preparations for the new season begin in mid-July.
Food and drink group Diageo has decided to keep hold of the prestigious Perthshire hotel, famed for its three championship golf courses.
If that proves to be the case, they may then keep hold of him for the remainder of the season.
WIGAN admit they will find it hard to keep hold of Ireland's James McCarthy this summer.
I see how important it was to keep hold of them every day in training and every week in games and it was like Christmas coming early when we were able to keep hold of them.
Several big names have been linked but Fulham's Roy Hodgson and O'Neill are still considered to be leading candidates, despite Villa and Randy Lerner's determination to keep hold of their boss.