Phrasal Verb: Clam Up
CLAM UP English Phrasal Verb
Alternative Meaning: To stop talking or to refuse to speak
- The suspect clammed up when the police asked him questions.
- The suspect refused to talk when the police asked him questions.
- I always clam up on the first date because I’m shy and nervous.
- I always stop talking on the first date because I’m shy and nervous.
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