Phrasal Verb 'Buckle'

We have 3 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Buckle'.

Buckle down

Meaning: Start working hard, apply yourself

Example: We had to BUCKLE DOWN and study for the exam.

Buckle under

Meaning: Accept something under pressure, against your will

Example: They didn't like the ideas, but had to BUCKLE UNDER or face the sack.

Buckle up

Meaning: Fasten a seatbelt

Example: We were told to BUCKLE UP before take-off.