bottle up

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bottle up

  1. (transitive) Put into bottles
  2. (transitive) Prevent enemy vessels of leaving an anchorage
  3. (transitive, idiomatic) Keep suppressed and hidden
    Emotions are often bottled up rather than dealt with, which can lead to stress in later life.

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Last modified on 2 January 2014, at 14:59