hold (something) inside (of oneself)(redirected from holds inside)
hold (something) inside (of oneself)
To not share or release something related to one's emotions. I wanted to hold my tears inside of myself at the funeral, but I was blubbering in no time. I knew Angela was going through a tough time, so I really tried to hold my happiness inside while I was with her.
hold something inside
((of) one(self)) Go to hold something in.