Keep your chin up – English Idiom – Online English Lessons

To keep your chin up is to stay positive and cheerful in difficult circumstances.

Keep your chin up is something you say to somone to try and cheer them up, and help them stay positive in difficult circumstances.

This expression is often shortened to chin up.

Examples of use:

1. Keep your chin up: your exam results might not be as bad as you think.

2. Come on, chin up. We’re here to help you.

3. Chin up! Things won’t seem so bad in the morning.

4. Keep your chin up and don’t let them upset you.

Can you use this expression in a sentence?

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