stiff upper lip Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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stiff upper lipnoun [C usually singular]

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Someone who has a ​stiffupperlip does not show ​theirfeelings when they are ​upset: He was ​taught to keep a ​stiffupperlip, whatever ​happens.
(Definition of stiff upper lip from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stiff upper lip”
in Chinese (Simplified) 坚忍,刚毅,沉得住气…
in Chinese (Traditional) 堅忍,剛毅,沉得住氣…
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