Wednesday, August 16, 2006
Keep a stiff upper lip
Stay calm, resolute and non emotional.
When someone gets upset, his or her lips might tremble. If you keep a stiff upper lip, you are trying not to show you are upset. This expression dates back to the 1800s, but it is still used today. Similar to "keep your chin up" and "keep your pecker up".
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