Posted by Bob on June 17, 2003
In Reply to: Holding on posted by kathaab afandi on June 17, 2003
: can I omit the "on" part in this sentence and just keep the word "holding", will the sentence retains the same meaning?
: here is the sentence...president pervez musharraf is "holding on" to the power he snatched in a 1999 coup because pakistan is still not ready for democracy, he said yesterday.
: thank you for your help.
Leave it as is. "Holding on" is clear.