Vocabulary - Verbs with different meanings 'HOLD'

Match the words in bold with a suitable alternative. The tiles in the right-hand column are sortable. ANSWERS
  • In Misrata, there is no sign of the regime's willingness to hold fire.
  • Mr Roberts is busy at the moment – would you like to hold?
  • The footbridge didn’t look as though it would hold.
  • The judge held that the child’s interests in this case must come first.
  • Twenty per cent of our shares are now held by UK investors.
  • There wasn't much in the museum to hold my attention.
  • I hope that this sunny weather holds until the end of the week.
  • The Boeing 747 can hold 416 passengers in a typical three-class layout.
  • support
  • keep
  • possessed
  • lasts
  • stop
  • contain
  • wait
  • believed