Translation of "hold sth back" - English-Turkish 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

kendini tutmak, duygularını belli etmemek
She couldn't hold back the tears.
NOT SAY

to not give information to someone

gizlemek, söylemek istememek

(Translation of “hold sth back” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)