hold open

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Verb1.hold open - retain rights to; "keep my job for me while I give birth"; "keep my seat, please"; "keep open the possibility of a merger"
keep, hold on - retain possession of; "Can I keep my old stuffed animals?"; "She kept her maiden name after she married"
book, reserve, hold - arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance; "reserve me a seat on a flight"; "The agent booked tickets to the show for the whole family"; "please hold a table at Maxim's"
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They say," he continued, "that it is the young ladies of your country who hold open the gates of Paradise for their menkind."
'I cannot as yet make up my mind whether it is prudent to hold open communication under present circumstances, and on the part of the fair member of the present company, with Mr.
UMERKOT -- DC Umerkot Nadeem RehmanMemon has announced to hold open katchehries at the government hospitals to listen to the problems of the masses and provision of better healthcare facilities to them.
ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) has scheduled to hold open Katcharies in all five operation circles on every Saturday in order to address consumers problems .
The SEPCO engineers will pay surprise visits to their respective areas and to hold open courts for redressing the grievances of consumers.
17, local teachers will hold open lessons, at the end of which their general theory will be discussed and evaluated.
Orders have been issued to all Superintendent Engineers (SEs) to hold open kutchery every week in their respective circle.
People who had come from different areas of the district lauded the step to hold open court, saying that such open courts could only be beneficial if arranged on regular basis at least fortnightly.
The chief minister directed commissioners and deputy commissioners to hold open court at their respective divisional and district headquarters so that people's problems could be resolved at their doorstep.The CM also visited different districts along with ministers to listen to problems of the distressed people.
MULTAN:National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Multan will hold open court on last Thursday of every month
The finish is a black powder coat with chrome slide, the sights are a three-dot type with adjustable rear, and the magazine holds eight rounds with a last round hold open feature.