hold back

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hold back

  1. pidätellä, estellä, pidättää
    I tried to hold him back to prevent a fight.
    He never holds back in his comments.
    She was holding back the tears.
    I was trying to hold back laughter.
  2. epäröidä, pidättyä tekemästä jotakin
    Police have held back from going in as they don't know if the man has explosives with him.
  3. pantata, pihdata (tietoa tms.)
    I know you're holding certain things back. You're not telling me everything, are you?
    I can't hold it back any longer. I love you!
    It is much more difficult for governments to hold back information today.