The newly planted vines quickly took hold.
Panic took hold of him and he couldn’t move.
Their writings took powerful hold of academic circles.
Holding took over the tenancy of the farm.
For example, a long dwell time might be a disadvantage for returning a spinny serve as the serve has more time to "take hold" on the racket face.
A wild anger took hold of Clare.
A ceasefire started to take hold last week.
Once an idea has taken hold of the brain...
They took hold of Oliver and began to heat him.
Hindley immediately took hold of Heathcliff and pushed him upstairs.
Fagin took hold of the Dodger's collar and shook him violently.
The worker took hold of the rope and pulled it hard.
You will. It may take a little time to take hold.
" I'll do it." Harry took hold of Dudley's arm and heaved.
As globalization takes hold, powerful passports are more critical now than ever.
No one expects the ceasefire to take hold.
Through its inexpressible, strange eyes, methought I peeped to secrets which took hold of God.
I don't know why I took hold of the rope, but I did.
So she took hold his arm and managed to get alone fairly well.
At first, discouragement took hold of people's minds, opening the door to disbelief.
These conditions may mean that the promise(-d) truce does not fully take hold.
Children being children, however, the grotesque Hopping Pot had taken hold of their imaginations.
MRS. PENNIMAN: Catherine, you must take hold of yourself.
Then Robert took hold of him and put him on top of the haystack.
It would actually inhibit most disease from ever taking hold in the human body.