hold back

UK US hold back
Phrasal Verb with hold({{}}/həʊld/ verb (held, held)
[I] to not speak or state an opinion: »

I held back during the meeting because I knew that my opinions were too controversial.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • I Can't Hold Back — is a song recorded by the band Survivor. It was the first hit single from their 1984 album Vital Signs . The song peaked at #13 in December 1984 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart …   Wikipedia

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  • back — back1 backless, adj. /bak/, n. 1. the rear part of the human body, extending from the neck to the lower end of the spine. 2. the part of the body of animals corresponding to the human back. 3. the rear portion of any part of the body: the back of …   Universalium


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