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English definition of “cork sth up”

cork sth up

informal phrasal verb with cork     /kɔːk/ US  /kɔːrk/ verb [T]
to not allow yourself to express your anger, worry, or sadnessControlling emotionsCalm and relaxedNot showing or feeling emotions
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