hold in

phrasal verb

held in; holding in; holds in
: to stop (an emotion) from being expressed
Don't hold your feelings in. Let them out.

Examples of hold in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web They have previously been held in Macau, Singapore, Hong Kong, Vietnam and Japan. Patrick Frater, Variety, 17 July 2024 An Air Force evidentiary hearing was held in May to determine whether his case should move forward to an Air Force court-martial. Luis Martinez, ABC News, 17 July 2024 The 2023 Emmys were just held in January, but the 2024 Emmys are already in full swing. EW.com, 16 July 2024 Surfing will be held in a different hemisphere entirely, in French Polynesia. Chrissie McClatchie, Robb Report, 16 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for hold in 

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“Hold in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hold%20in. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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