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    Do Americans use 'belt up' meaning 'shut up'?

    I was sure I poster this last night, but can't find it. I apologise if it's a repeat post.

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    Hi Tdol,

    I have never heard this one. 'Zip up' or 'zip it' is used quite often. Is it used in BE?

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    Do Americans use 'belt up' meaning 'shut up'?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Do Americans use 'belt up' meaning 'shut up'?

    I was sure I poster this last night, but can't find it. I apologise if it's a repeat post.
    In Canada, we don't usually use "belt up" we usually use shut up, be quiet, zip it.
    "belt up", sounds like buckling the :) seatbelt

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    I already heard it, thought it was only BE.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Do Americans use 'belt up' meaning 'shut up'?

    I was sure I poster this last night, but can't find it. I apologise if it's a repeat post.
    Not to my knowledge.

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    Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Thanks.
    You're welcome, buddy. :wink:

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