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Meaning of “keep your mouth shut” in the English Dictionary

"keep your mouth shut" in British English

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keep your mouth shut

informalB2 to not ​talk about something: I don't ​know whether to ​tell him what I ​know or ​keep my mouth ​shut.
(Definition of keep your mouth shut from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"keep your mouth shut" in American English

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keep your mouth shut

to say nothing: He told me to keep my ​mouthshut.
(Definition of keep your mouth shut from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “keep your mouth shut”
in Chinese (Simplified) 保持缄默,守口如瓶…
in Chinese (Traditional) 保持緘默,守口如瓶…
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