Translation of "hold sth back" - English-Russian 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

сдерживать (слезы и т. д.)
She couldn't hold back the tears.
NOT SAY

to not give information to someone

утаивать

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