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Polish translation of “hold sth back”

hold sth back

phrasal verb with hold
 
 
/həʊld/ verb (past tense and past participle held)
CONTROL EMOTION to stop yourself showing an emotion
powstrzymywać coś
She couldn't hold back the tears.Secrecy and privacy
NOT SAY to not give information to someone
ukrywać coś
Secrecy and privacy
(Definition of hold sth back from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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