[ UK /hˈændhə‍ʊld/ ]
[ US /ˈhændˌhoʊɫd/ ]
  1. an appendage to hold onto
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How To Use handhold In A Sentence

  • We have installed a data specialist in the call centre whose key result area is to get a customer's services configured the moment he walks in and handhold them through all issues.
  • He came to believe that working people, poor people, put down and stepped upon, had to organize if they were going to clean up the slums, fight the corruption that exploited them, and get a handhold on the first rung of the ladder up and out. Bill Moyers: Saul Alinsky, Who?
  • She threw her arms out and fought to find any kind of handhold she could, but it was no use. State of the Union
  • He spares us any obvious handholding, but it nonetheless becomes clear what Jef is doing and why.
  • The Sur-Tel account was fine, but they needed the usual client handholding.
  • When you're in the trenches, there's no handholding.
  • He furnishes handholds and issues both exhortations and admonitions: Readers are told, in effect, that there will be passages of extreme difficulty and complexity (and of plain longueur), but they are simultaneously assured that the effort will be rewarding and worthwhile. Literary Companion
  • But the fact remains that there are still some vulnerable sections of society that need handholding, even to enjoy the fruits of globalisation.
  • If you have no choice but to handhold the camera, you can try a very fast ISO setting like 3200 or 6400 and see what kind of results you can get with shorter exposure times.
  • They conveniently happened to be in the best places for footholds and handholds.
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