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English definition of “cork sth up”

cork sth up

informal
verb [T] uk phrasal verb with cork   /kɔːk/ us    /kɔːrk/
to not allow yourself to express your anger, worry, or sadnessControlling emotionsCalm and relaxedNot showing or feeling emotions
(Definition of cork sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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