hold back one's tears

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Definition of hold back one's tears

: to stop oneself from crying

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hold back one's tears

hold back (someone or something )

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“Hold back one's tears.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hold%20back%20one%27s%20tears. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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