Значение идиомы in check

[in check] {adv. phr.} In a position where movement or action isnot allowed or stopped; under control; kept quiet or back.

The boywas too small to keep the big dog in check, and the dog broke awayfrom his leash.

The soldiers tried to keep the attacking Indiansin check until help came.

Mary couldn’t hold her feelings in checkany longer and began to cry.


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