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(+ gen. or dat.) to possess, hold, get possession ofpotior
(At a barbeque) Ever noticed how wherever you stand, the smoke goes right into your face?Animadvertistine, ubicumque stes, fumum recta in faciem ferri?
after eating, you should either stand or walk a mile (variation of Schola Salern)post epulas stabis vel passus mille meabis
all things human hang by a slender thread; and that which seemed to stand strong of a sudden falls and sinks in ruins (Ovid)omnia sunt hominum tenui pendentia filo; et subito casu, quæ valuere, ruunt
all wise people ought to confer and hold converse with each other (Plautus)omnes sapientes decet conferre et fabulari
and I will hold your mind captive with sweet novelty (Ovid)dulcique animos novitate tenebo
anyone may take life from man, but no one death; a thousand gates stand open to it (Seneca)eripere vitam nemo non homini potest; at nemo mortem; mille ad hanc aditus patent
Athanasius against the world (a reference to the stand made by St. Athanasius against heresy in the early fourth century CE)Athanasius contra mundum
by what knot shall I hold this Proteus who is ever changing his shape? (Horace)quo teneam vultus mutantem Protea nodo?
children hold cheap the life of parents who would rather be feared than respected (Lucius Afranius)ista parentum est vita vilis liberis, ubi malunt metui quam vereri se ab suis
confine, restrain, hold back, represscohibeo
curb, restrain, hold back, restrainfreno
fast, abstinence, hunger /leanness, thinnessieiunium
fast, rapid, swift, fleetcelox
feel, perceive, experience, hold an opinionsentio
give me a place to stand and I will move the earth (after Archimedes)da ubi consistam, et terram movebo
great poets have no need of an indulgent reader; they hold captive everyone however unwilling and hard to please he may be (Ovid)non opus est magnis placido lectore poëtis; quamlibet invitum difficilemque tenent
hand of the picture! (i.e., hold!, enough!; do not touch up!) (Cicero)manum de tabula!
hold firmlytene fortiter
hold him the best prophet who forms the best conjecturesqui bene conjiciet, hunc vatem perhibeto optimum
Hold my calls.Fac ut nemo me vocet.
hold off, hold back, detaindetineo
hold together, keep together, connect, joincontineo
I desire to end my days in a tavern drinking, may my neighbor hold for me the glass when I am sinking; that the chorus of angels may cry, God be merciful to this the one who has been drinking (a 12th-century poem)meum est propositum in taberna mori, ut sint vina proxima morientis ori. Tunc cantabunt lætius angelorum chori, sit Deus propitius huic potatori
I hold a wolf by the ears (i.e., I am in desperate trouble) (Terence)auribus teneo lupum
I hold a wolf by the ears. (I am in a dangerous situation and dare not let go.) (Terence)Auribus tenere lupum
I hold but am not heldhabeo non habeor
I hold it for him, not for youhuic habeo non tibi
I shall standstabo
I stand in front and I stand firmpræsto et persto
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