As the fire took hold, the police began to close in on the building.
He held out a hand, which she took hold of.
I took hold of her and she came into my arms without a word.
As common sense takes hold, however, we need to ask some questions.
I felt strong hands take hold of me from either side.
She needed a little time to take hold of herself.
She put out her two hands and took hold of his.
I saw my chance and took hold of her one dark night when she was alone.
He took hold of my hand and brought me on board.
I actually took hold of his hand to stop him.