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hold you hard

slang Wait a moment! The phrase is specific to the dialect of Norfolk, England. Sometimes stylized in writing as "hold yew hard." A: "Mary told me you might feel that way." B: "Whoa, whoa, whoa—hold you hard! What did she say, exactly?" A: "I'm going to use the money to buy a new car!" B: "Now, hold yew hard, Tommy! Surely there's somethin' better you could do with that money!"
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