stiff upper lip
see keep a stiff upper lip.
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Ney said McDonnell needs to “keep a stiff lip” and stay in close contact with family members.Abramoff’s Advice for Virginia’s New Jailhouse Guv|Tim Mak, Jackie Kucinich|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
She narrowed her eyes, bit her lip as if to chew over the question, and whisked some stray blond hairs away from her face.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The higher your score, the more likely it is that you can lip-sync along to the “Checkers” Speech.The World’s Toughest Political Quiz|Jeff Greenfield|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kanye refuses to stomach any rejection, no matter how upper crust.Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s Balmain Campaign: High Fashion Meets Low Culture|Amy Zimmerman|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If only Sulzberger had managed to keep a zipped upper lip while leaving the dirty work to anonymous underlings.The Bloodiest Media Coups of 2014|Lloyd Grove|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Perhaps you do not speak my language,” she said in Urdu, the tongue most frequently heard in Upper India.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
On the upper part of the stem the whorls are very close together, but they are more widely separated at the lower portion.
It is to be remembered, however, that a few of these bacteria may reach the sputum from the upper air-passages.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
But there was a breeze blowing, a choppy, stiff wind that whipped the water into froth.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
The upper part of the stem is usually unbranched, but whorls of branches occur towards the base.