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zip it

slang
a rude and angry way of telling someone to stop talking: Just zip it, mate, I'm fed up with you.
Translations of “zip it”
in Chinese (Traditional) 表示叫人住嘴(此表達方式粗魯且充滿怨憤)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 以一种粗鲁,气愤的口气叫人住嘴…
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