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Russian translation of “hold sth back”

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hold sth back

phrasal verb with hold
 
 
/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.Secrecy and privacy
NOT SAY to not give information to someone
утаивать
Secrecy and privacy
Translations of “hold sth back”
in Chinese (Traditional) 隱瞞,不透露(情況)…
in Turkish kendini tutmak, duygularını belli etmemek, gizlemek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 隐瞒,不透露(情况)…
in Polish powstrzymywać coś, ukrywać coś…
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