What does keep your chin up mean?


Idiom Meaning:

be optimistic


Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:


Evolution (2001)

Time of Scene: ~00:32:50

Harry Block: Keep your chin up. You know she wanted to give you some, don’t you?

Ira Kane: Were you even in that courtroom?

Harry Block: Getting barbecued like baby back ribs? It’s all foreplay, baby.

Ira Kane: Oh we’ve been hit!

Harry Block: Forget the foreplay. We just got screwed!


Fargo “Who Shaves the Barber?” (2014)

Time of Scene: ~00:35:00

Molly Solverson: You keep your chin up Gus Grimly. We’re winning this thing. Don’t you forget.


Jumanji (1995)

Time of Scene: ~01:15:10

Alan Parrish: What, are you crying? You don’t cry, all right? You keep your chin up. Come on, keep your chin up. Crying never helped anybody do anything, okay? You have a problem, you face it like a man. Hey hey, I’m sorry, okay? Twenty-six years buried in the deepest darkest jungle, and I still became my father.



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