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phrasal verb
  1. 2
    to not move toward someone or something, or to stop someone from doing this

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  2. 3
    to prevent someone from making progress

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  3. 4
    to keep part of something so that you can use it later

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  4. 6
    mainly British to keep part of an amount of money that belongs to someone or is owed to them

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