Italian translation of 'keep back'
transitive verb + adverb
- (crowds, tears, money)
- (conceal, information)
keep back some of the strawberries to decorate the cake
tieni da parte qualche fragola per guarnire la tortato keep sth back from sb
nascondere qc a qn
intransitive verb + adverb
tenersi indietroplease keep back!
indietro per favore!
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 Italian Dictionary