Betekenis van:
stiff upper lip

stiff upper lip
Zelfstandig naamwoord
    • self-restraint in the expression of emotion (especially fear or grief)
    "the British like to keep a stiff upper lip"



    1. Stiff upper lip!
    2. Throughout the five years of painful cancer treatments, he managed to keep a stiff upper lip.
    3. The businessman is trying to keep his people on the go by keeping a stiff upper lip, but they are just acting like a dying duck in a thunderstorm.