One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
fortress, castle, citadel, blockhouse, burg, keep, tower, donjon, turret
stronghold, redoubt, fortification, bastion
rare hold, fortalice
‘I'll hold the fort until you get back’
stand in, fill in, act as stand-in, deputize, act as deputy, substitute, act as substitute, take over, be a substitute
take someone's place, act in someone's place, do duty, do a locum, be a locum, sit in, understudy
step into the breach
fill someone's boots, fill someone's shoes
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