hold the floor

hold the floor
hold the floor
MEETINGS to speak in a formal situation, such as at a conference or meeting: »

Martin held the floor for almost an hour.

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  • To hold the tongue — Tongue Tongue, n. [OE. tunge, tonge, AS. tunge; akin to OFries. tunge, D. tong, OS. tunga, G. zunge, OHG. zunga, Icel. & Sw. tunga, Dan tunge, Goth. tugg[=o], OL. dingua, L. lingua. [root]243 Cf.{Language}, {Lingo}. ] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) an …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hold — A process by which a bank restricts funds deposited by checks. Usually but not always used to restrict the proceeds of checks drawn on other banks until the funds have been transferred by the drawor s bank to an account that the depositor s bank… …   Financial and business terms

  • floor —  v.  1. Knock down.  2.Baffle. Perplex.  3.See hold the floor …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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