clam up

Definition: to refuse to say anything about a subject.
E.g.1: I don’t know what’s wrong with him – when I asked him about it he just clammed up.
E.g.2: You’ll never get the secret out of her; as soon as you mention the topic she clams up.
This phrasal verb cannot be separated.

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