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If I hold someone's hand, I can express it as 'I hold him.' Then, how can I exactly describe I only hold someone's hand, not the other parts of his body? Is just saying 'I hold his hand' enough?

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    "I hold him" does not convey the idea of holding someone's hand. You have to say, "I hold his hand" or "I hold him by the hand." Feb 16 at 13:51
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    "Holding someone" usually implies embracing them in your arms. Feb 16 at 14:56
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    Yes, saying that you hold body part is enough, because you're describing exactly what you're doing. Feb 16 at 14:59
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No. "Hold his hand" and "Hold him" have different meanings in natural illogical real English.

"Hold him" implies "hug" or "embrace him".

Tears were forming in his eyes, so I held him until he stopped crying.

But saying "I held his body part" is enough

I held his hand and we walked together along the beach.

I held his waist and threw him into the air.

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If I hold someone's hand, I can express it as 'I hold him.'

No. That is not true in English.

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