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English verb: hold tight

1. hold tight (contact) hold firmly, usually with one's hands

SamplesShe clutched my arm when she got scared.

Synonymscling to, clutch, hold close

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)hold, take hold

Narrower (hyponym)cuddle, draw close, nest, nestle, nuzzle, snuggle

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