hold that thought

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hold that thought

An expression used to interrupt someone mid-speech and indicate that one's attention is being or about to be diverted. Sorry, Janet, hold that thought—I'm getting a call on the other line.
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That is, unless she hits her teens and goes all goth or tomboy on us and gets piercings and tattoos hold that thought.
If you'll hold that thought," Pickett said while fiddling with his phone.
Before you think that well the winter is coming I'll deal with my pool next year, hold that thought.
Uh, hold that thought of OSU invincibility against the Bears in the Bay Area, even if Saturday's game is being played at AT&T Park in San Francisco.
Throw a traditional and intimate atmosphere into the mix and you'd be hard pressed to come up with a better way to spend an evening out - well, hold that thought.
Then there are the rest of us who, despite trying really hard, are unable to hold that thought.
Hold that thought - for it's all probably just in your head - says a new study.
Hold that thought, and you're on your way to discovering the hottest new band of the year.
Hold that thought, then share it with you know who?
Custer's Hold That Thought was a fusion of hip hop, salsa, rocking, and lindy.
To be here with two horses is extraordinarily positive for me and I just want to hold that thought.
Hold that thought, leave fantasy behind and join me in modern, real-life America - at the World Sport Stacking Association.
In other words, from October and May, best to hold that thought.
Now hold that thought for a moment and type Portman and Your Highn Google Ima what you get.
Now, hold that thought for a moment and type "portman" and "your highness" into Google Images.