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hold back

a strap of the harness joining the breeching to the shaft, so that the horse can hold back the vehicle

hold back

[¦hōl ′bak]
(graphic arts)
In printing of photos, to shade certain portions of the image while printing.
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New Delhi [India], Aug 26 (ANI): Voicing her emotions and feelings on becoming the first Indian to win the BWF World Championships, ace shuttler PV Sindhu on Monday said that she failed to hold back her tears while witnessing the Indian flag go up on the venue amidst singing of the National anthem.
Hold Back the Stars is based on the novel of the same name by author Katie Khan, which chronicles the tale of lovers recalling their romance on an Earth in a Utopian future, but while they are trapped in space, with only 90 minutes left to survive in the vacuum as their oxygen runs out.
In July last year, plans to hold back channel talks with the communist insurgents were canceled following the NPA's attack on a Presidential Security Group convoy in Arakan, Cotabato.
The video caption simply said, 'Dads, try to hold back your tears.' But the opposite reaction happened as hundreds of thousands of the 5 million viewers commented, reacted, and shared their sentiments about the video.
RORY McILROY admitted he had to hold back the tears as he won the Irish Open for the first time.
Rajan said, "I do not think interest rates are what hold back the economy today." He said there was "a time when people said I was nuts to even think of bringing inflation down below 6 percent.
This geo-engineering on a massive scale by this small but determined mammal would create thousands of ponds and lakes, with no cost to the taxpayer, and so hold back millions of gallons of water.
Sometimes you have to hold back the tears and just get on with it," said Ufa director Shamil Gazizov.
" Those presiding over the disbursement of funds may be politically driven to hold back the funds.