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bottle (something) away

1. Literally, to put and store inside a bottle, as a liquid. I've started bottling away some of my own homemade beer, since it's actually cheaper than buying it from a store. A lot of people began bottling water away during the Y2K panic.
2. To hold onto something inside and keep it from being expressed or released openly, especially thoughts or emotions. If you bottle your anger away, it will only grow worse, and soon, you won't be able to contain it. Please talk to me, don't bottle away your emotions like that!
See also: away, bottle
References in classic literature ?
Dinah Shadd dexterously whipped the bottle away, saying at the same time, "'Tis nothing to be proud av," and thus captured by the enemy, Mulvaney spake: -
A DRUNK woman hurt a police officer in the groin as he tried to take her wine bottle away from her.
They will not throw the bottle away and will always remember from whence it came.
It does happen, but I embrace it, I bottle it up and I throw that bottle away.
It does happen but I embrace it, I bottle it up and I throw that bottle away.
check out these eye-catchers Be a big softy BABYSOFT skin could be just a bottle away.
When another customer tried to take the bottle away, Kinsio allegedly produced a fixed-blade knife from his pocket and "aggressively advanced toward a female customer, threatening to cut her throat," police said in a statement.
Would you throw a bottle away that has your name on it?
The hospital staffer asked for the prescription bottle or other clarification; Campbell said she had recently taken the last pill and had thrown the bottle away.
A few years later, my mother, in a clearing-up mode, threw the dusty bottle away.
Rapidly filling my wine glass before the youngest once again swiped the bottle away, I said it.
There are a couple of options which many practitioners advise, either a slow gradual removal (replacing milk for warm water) or a complete cold turkey approach and taking the bottle away.
I like all the fresh hops they used, but I'd also like to put a bottle away for a couple of years.