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Tdol

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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.;-)
 

izabela

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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?

Iza

tdol said:
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.;-)
 

gonghai

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tdol said:
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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tdol said:
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. :shock:
 

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Thanks. ;-)
 
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