French translation of 'keep back'
- (= hold back) [crowds, tears]
- (= reserve) [money]
⇒ Keep back enough juice to make the sauce.
Conservez assez de jus pour pouvoir faire la sauce.
⇒ I can't help feeling he's keeping something back.
Je ne peux m'empêcher de penser qu'il cache quelque chose.
rester à distance
⇒ Keep back or I'll shoot.
Restez à distance ou je tire.
Example Sentences Including 'keep back'
The cheeks seemed rounder, the eyes larger, the forehead wrinkled with the effort to keep back tears.Death of a Nymph
He turned to Adam who was holding his hand to his stinging face and biting his lip in an effort to keep back the tears.Noble Beginnnings
The promontory had been cordoned off and uniformed police were on hand to keep back the crowd of reporters and the merely curious.LOST SUMMER (2002)
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Translation of keep back from the Collins English to French Dictionary