bottle up

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bottle up

vb (tr, adverb)
1. to restrain (powerful emotion)
2. (Military) to keep (an army or other force) contained or trapped: the French fleet was bottled up in Le Havre.
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Verb1.bottle up - control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior
keep back, restrain, hold back, keep - keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"
quench - electronics: suppress (sparking) when the current is cut off in an inductive circuit, or suppress (an oscillation or discharge) in a component or device
choke - check or slow down the action or effect of; "She choked her anger"
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يَكْتُمُ مَشاعِرَهُ، يَكْبِتُ عَواطِفَه
byrgja inni
baskı/kontrol altında tutmak

w>bottle up

vt sep emotionin sich (dat)aufstauen, in sich (acc)hineinfressen (inf); there’s a lot of hate bottled up inside heres ist viel aufgestauter Hass in ihr
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(ˈbotl) noun
a hollow narrow-necked container for holding liquids etc. a lemonade bottle.
to put into bottles.
ˈbottleneck noun
a place where slowing down or stopping of traffic, progress etc occurs. a bottleneck caused by roadworks.
bottle up
to prevent (eg one's feelings) from becoming obvious. Don't bottle up your anger.
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