to cling to power

to cling to power
цепляться за власть

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  • cling — [klıŋ] v past tense and past participle clung [klʌŋ] [: Old English; Origin: clingan] 1.) [always + adverb/preposition] to hold someone or something tightly, especially because you do not feel safe cling to/on/at etc ▪ He wailed and clung to his… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cling — 01. The little boy was [clinging] to his mother as they walked into the kindergarten class. 02. The baby monkey [clung] to its mother s back as she climbed up into the tree. 03. A young man is [clinging] to life after being beaten up by a gang of …   Grammatical examples in English

  • cling — [[t]klɪ̱ŋ[/t]] clings, clinging, clung 1) VERB If you cling to someone or something, you hold onto them tightly. [V to/onto n] Another man was rescued as he clung to the riverbank... [V to/onto n] She had to cling onto the door handle until the… …   English dictionary

  • cling — [ klıŋ ] (past tense and past participle clung [ klʌŋ ] ) verb intransitive ** 1. ) to hold onto something or someone tightly with your hands or arms, for example because you are afraid: Crossing the bridge, she felt dizzy and clung to the rails …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cling */*/ — UK [klɪŋ] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms cling : present tense I/you/we/they cling he/she/it clings present participle clinging past tense clung UK [klʌŋ] / US past participle clung 1) a) to hold onto someone or something tightly with your… …   English dictionary

  • ˈcling to sth — phrasal verb 1) to keep believing that something is right or real, even though other people do not Older people cling to the religion they had as children.[/ex] 2) to try very hard to keep something The Prime Minister is still clinging to… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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