EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR KEEP BACK

He had really not enough fortitude in him just then to tell her to keep back.

The hair sieve will keep back the other vegetable, the flavour of which only is wanted.

The captain could not keep back the speech which was at his tongue's end.

For the future, if I live, I must keep back some—a little—to bring me to you.

Paul could not keep back the tears when he saw how kind Uncle Peter was.

Hallo, keep back there, you are throwing us all into the river!

Her fists clenched and she bit her lip to keep back the tears.

What you wish to keep back from my salary may remain for the master's—coffin-nails.

Just say, then; is the matter you keep back of the gravest importance, or is it not?'

I gulped helplessly and for the life of me I could not keep back the tears.

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