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"Hold on, I need a second." Hold on? Hold on to what? What does holding on to something have to do with needing time? Often, native English speakers say these phrases without realizing that it could be difficult for non-native speakers to understand that phrases like 'hold on' are not being used in the literal sense. There are many other phrases similarly used, but let's take a look at some that might come up during a telephone conversation.