Lips

stiff upper lip

Meaning: to be brave in the face of adversity

Example: Throughout the funeral of her parents, Mary kept a stiff upper lip. Read on

tight-lipped

Meaning: unwilling to speak about an event

Example: When it came the time for him to share stories of this conquests, he became strangely tight-lipped. Read on

button your lip

Meaning: to stop speaking

Example: "His continuous talking makes me wish he could button his lip." Read on

none of your lip

none of your lip Meaning | Definition to ask someone to stop speaking to say shut and follow my directions shut your mouth just shut up Example Sentences ... Read on

zip your lip

Meaning: to stop talking

Example: Why don't you just zip your lip, I am tired of being nagged all morning. Read on

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close the books

Meaning: set the ending to a concerned issue

Example: The accountant closed the books and that was the end of your 40 year old favourite sweet shop. Read on

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