Ryan’s Phrase Of The Day: Hold Back doing sth, control yourself.
Meaning: Stop yourself from
Example (1): “With 双十一, China’s premier shopping day, just around the corner I will try my best to hold back, not spend and save my money as next year will be very expensive for me.”
Example (2): “When we are very angry or short tempered it’s better to hold back than say anything hurtful or aggressive. Actions like that rarely solve problems, actually they make them worse.”
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