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

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“Hold in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hold%20in. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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