fight back tears

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Definition of fight back tears

: to try very hard not to cry He was fighting back tears as he announced his resignation.

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“Fight back tears.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fight%20back%20tears. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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