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suck it up

verb phrase

To become serious; stop dallying or loafing: forced the 76ers to suck it up for game four, which they did to beat L.A./ No matter. He'd suck it up and go

[1980s+; fr the military expression suck up or suck in your guts, ''pull in your stomach and look trim, as a soldier should'']


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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