Translation of "hold sth back" - English-Polish dictionary

hold sth back

phrasal verb with hold uk us /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.
NOT SAY

to not give information to someone

ukrywać coś

(Translation of “hold sth back” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)