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hold forth

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present tense
I/you/we/theyhold forth
he/she/itholds forth
present participleholding forth
past tenseheld forth
past participleheld forth
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to talk for a long time about something that is important to you, often in a way that other people think is boring

    Dave was holding forth on the subject of politics again.

  2. 2
    [transitive] literary to hold something so that someone else can reach it or see it

This is the American English definition of hold forth. View British English definition of hold forth.

 
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