hold oneself back from doing sth;forbear
a part of a song that is repeated,especially at the end of each verse
"He refrained from hitting him back"
"she could not forbear weeping"
"I abstain from alcohol"
The song..had a popular refrain in which everyone joined.
出自： P. Mann
We were ashamed, and refrained our tears.
出自： B. Jowett