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    Belt up

    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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    Re: Belt up

    Hi Tdol,

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

    Iza

    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.


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    Re: Belt up

    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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    Re: Belt up

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

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    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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