put up a good/brave front


: to hide one's true feelings, thoughts, etc.
She put up a good/brave front, but I know she was very disappointed.

Examples of put up a good/brave front in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Swedish actress said a double life can be a common reality for celebrities, who often put up a brave front for cameras. Amethyst Tate, PEOPLE.com, 25 July 2022

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“Put up a good/brave front.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20up%20a%20good%2Fbrave%20front. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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