hold (one's) water

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hold (one's) water

To be calm or patient; to stop making pressing demands, requests, or solicitations. Janet needs to hold her water and just let the committee do its job. You kids hold your water back there or I swear I'll turn this car right around!
See also: hold, water
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we used to hold our water were suddenly unable to do so and I had made
Al Gore and the liberals tell us to hold our water, while they waste 4 billion gallons in the middle of a drought to float their own boat for a photo-op," charged RNC Chairman Jim Nicholson.