English Idiom: Keep Your Chin Up | English Speaking Lesson

If you are learning English conversation then you know that English language speakers use a lot of idioms.

So in this video Kristin is going to teach you a popular English idiom: Keep Your Chin Up.

If someone tells you to “keep your chin up” that person is telling you to be positive or joyful during a difficult situation.

When you learn English idioms you learn real English. This is a powerful way improve your English speaking.


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  • Angel

    Good explanation and you are a very good teacher… thanks for this new idiom really new to me and I enjoyed it…

  • Liễu Nguyễn

    your speaking way makes me so easy to understand the new idom. Thank you!

  • Wow, such an awesome vid Joe! I really enjoyed it! This is a pretty straightforward expression. By the way, what is the most awkward idiom that is used by English people?

  • Mohammed Mouhoumed

    this idiom is new to me thanks for your efforts
    and keep it as long as you can

  • Svetlana Novikova

    Thank you for very nice idiom!

  • taha alakhras

    I’ love learning more and more from official language, because i want use them everywhere

  • supartono

    I love learning more and more idioms,because when I use them I feel like a native speaker.and I feel better and more confident.

  • mahmoud fouda

    thanks a lot it is usful

  • Mansour Sy Ndiaye

    How precious the tips you give in your courses! Thanks a bunch!

  • Mariluce Pinto

    Tnank you a lot!

  • Amged Altarhouni

    Thank you very much , I prefer this. And hungry for more idioms.

  • Gabriela Ursu

    thank you a lot!!

  • Gabriela Ursu

    I love learning more and more idioms,because when I use them I feel like a native speaker.and I feel better and more confident.

  • Tetyana Belyayeva

    I’d like to practice dialogues in the real tempo of speech with native speakers and learn how to simplify the grammar constructions while speaking quickly. Thank you!

  • hutter istvan

    I need every kind of English lessons. Unfortunately, my marrige’s end, like Christin’s said it. Nobody supports me, but I try to keep my chin up!

    • elly

      Stay strong! Stay positive:)… Life is an experience…So, enjoy every single day you have:)..Keep your chin up!

  • Howida Shamboul

    Thanks alots . I will advice people to keep their chin up and specially my students .

  • Apolinar Benítez Hernández

    It´s great to know about idioms but, my huge problem is that I don´t understand standar speaking English. Could you help me? I´ll appreciate whatever support in the matter. The best

  • ben rhouma chedli

    an interesting video. thank you so much. it ‘s a good chance for me to learn this useful idiom. thank you again for your help.

  • Svetlana

    I find learning of idioms both stimulating and enjoyable.

  • Eddy

    Great lesson. Yes I always feel bad because I always do mistakes in using English idioms, but now after watching this lesson, sure I can keep my dick up.

  • Sarah Ali

    Nice lesson.. Thank you

  • Esmeralda

    Unfortunately, the sound in the teacher´s presentation is not so good. However, I understand the meanin of the idiom through the written text. Thanks a lot!

  • hussah

    keep your shin up,nice advice 🙂
    I glad to study the most common English idioms.

  • 함창모

    Let’s keep our chin up all the time.

  • Alonso@ Ojeda

    Thank you for your lessons, I’ve enjoyed all them, you are amazing Teahers, thanks again

  • asem

    thank you very much ,
    this lesson was very useful

  • pervez

    I am pervez hello I like your teaching and speak nice but what I do I can’t speak same to you so I didn’t take your VIP program because I am very dishard about my english

  • Mohamed Saeed

    I’ve really enjoyed your class , it was really a real chance to learn this idiom from you.Thank you Kristine

  • ahmed ghattass

    several times I decide to learn English deeply but after period of time I become frustrated. So, after period of time I see your English club lessons, I become enthusiastic again…. so thank you for giving me that power to learn again.

  • Rana

    Hi, I like your form. May I know some conversation about how I get myself involve with children in the classroom. As I am doing volunteer in a school.
    Thank you for your time.

  • Cecília

    Dear Kristin! Hungarian people also used a similar idiom in a difficult situation as encouragement. “keep your head up” Thank you so much everything. I would like to know whether you’ve made all the lower-level lessons? It’s amazing what you’re doing, but I need the basics, the fundamental skills, conversations, phrases and vocabularys. Grateful thanks.

  • Rogerio Achcar

    It is my first time here and I want to tell you I reallt like your teachings.
    I will come back later and maybe I will become a member. Thank
    Roger from Brazil

  • الشاعر عثمان الربابعة

    I really enjoy UR methods , but I feel U R burning yourselves 2 send a very clear information, from my deep heart I’m sending U my full appreciation
    Othman Al Rababah
    Teacher of Arabic ,but likes English very much

  • parwin

    Thank you so much for your help

  • roksan

    Thank you so much for your clear explanation. Your videos are always useful and help us to improve.

  • Abdelrahim

    Salamo Alikom Dear teacher Kristin,
    Salami Alikom is an Arabic creating.It is just like hi in America or hello in the U.K.Thank you so much 4 sending me this amazing video.I really think that idioms r so important in understanding the English langouh in real life from native speakers.Keep teaching us American idioms as is a striking method of learning English.
    I temporary quit the club 4 extremely tough reasons.I do hope to get back.Till that time I will try to keep mychin up.
    Stay well.

  • shimaa

    thank you very much 🙂 this lesson was very useful as for me

  • Bekbolot

    Thans for lessons.All lessons very interesting,useful and different
    than old method.lam happy to join.Regardsfor all teaches of LRE

  • Alexandre Marconi Coelho

    Thanks a lot for this explanation. It was very clear.

  • Taban.Shex

    Really I want a conversation video , English idiom like this video I really want to full understand English and don’t need to translate it and more learning , more understanding finally thanks so much more! and The rules was sooo useful and powerful I feel myself that my English language is change. Thanks so much again :*

  • Svetlana

    Thank you, nice explanation!

  • Revaz Lordkipanidze

    Chin up, You are fantastic teachers and real humans+

  • Amani

    I appreciate such videos because idioms is the main thing I’m looking forward to learn nowadays as it is a major part of learning English
    Thanks a lot , keep your good work up

  • Luciana Vitule

    Thanks, this kind of tips is very useful in our daily life. Please keep sending this type of vídeo. Regards for all teachers of Learn Real English.

  • Constantinrizopol

    That was great !Concise and clear !Yet, it seems to me that the phrase is not so much an urge for someone to be joyful or happy when in a difficult situation but rather an urge to be brave,to brace up or pull oneself together to fight against the odds .

  • Karima

    Learn english is very important now a day so im very happy to join..i love english and i want to improve my english language..thank you for sending me this tips and vidios they are very helpful
    Karima from Morroco

  • Natasha

    What an awesome phrase keep your chin up we’re not lost yet. We would love to if you send us more videos llike stories, anyway Thank you so much!!

  • Luis Gabotti

    Thanks you, I’m glad to receive this kind of tips, they’re very helpful,.
    Luis from Argentina.

  • Боряна Меразова

    I`m very grateful to join! I want to understand everything that people speaking and can to answer properly.

    • Atanaska

      Здравей Боряна ,
      След модален глагол-в случая СAN следващият глагол е в инфинитивна форма но без TO тн bare infinitive

      • Atanaska

        We use the bare infinitive after modal verbs: can, should, could, might, may, etc

        bare infinitive (infinitive without to).

  • oksana

    Thank you, it is very interesting video. I would be glad to study the most common English idioms.

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    se va aprendiendo , queria preguntar para poder tener el curso a distancia se tiene que pagar 97 dolares o el valor de eso a mi moneda de mi pais de argentina? ,

  • Vera

    THANKS A LOT,!~I’m happy to be here join it~!! My major is English, and I’m Korean. I need to know if I don’t know idiom anything, I can’t conversation with other. This is the best useful video and thank you for providing our~!!

  • العرقية الذويب

    Thanks alot , I love (Learn Real English) so much !!!!
    very useful video !!!!

  • Wang Tshering

    Many thanks indeed for giving us with various techniques and skills to learn real English. We would be grateful, if you could enlighten us more on different usage of figure of speech in different situation and also how to develop orator skills in the public.

  • Анжела Мельник

    Thank you, it’s very intresting! In Russian we have the same one, but instead of “chin” use “nose”

  • Thomas Chang

    I love your video, short and precise. It does not take lot of time to complete. I would believe that if I could keep learning and reciting one lesson a day like this, I can build my power of real English in a couple of years.

  • Atanaska

    Thanks! Very useful ! In Bulgarian we have similar one- Keep Your Head Up!

  • Sergey

    Thanks for your video. I try to compare this idiom with Russia one, and I found one that means the same. But it sounds different “keep your tail as pistol”.

  • Semutar Hitam

    So far so good. Very useful to me. Very happy with this programme. I’m just focus on 7 rules thoroughly and it’s help me a lot. Tq so much my loved teachers. Smile.