choke back

This is because everyone, absolutely every one of us, has mentioned it at some point, whether it is to celebrate the gift or to choke back a complaint on it.
Eso es porque todos, absolutamente todos la hemos mencionado alguna vez ya sea para celebrar el obsequio o para reprimir una queja respecto al regalo.
After he was told off, Sergio had to choke back his tears so we wouldn't see him crying.
Después de la riña, Sergio tuvo que tragarse sus lágrimas para que no lo viéramos llorar.
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