to clam up

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İngilizce - İngilizce
To become silent; to stop talking, to shut up

Maybe he … or she … was a witness who refused to clam up … a whistle blower ….

refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent; "The children shut up when their father approached"
If someone clams up, they stop talking, often because they are shy or to avoid giving away secrets. As soon as I told her my name, she clammed up
to clam up