buckle

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buckle down

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to give in from or as if from a gradual loss of strength

buckle down: to devote (oneself or one's efforts)

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fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap

a shape distorted by twisting or folding

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fasten with a buckle or buckles

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fold or collapse

bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat

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According to Walker, children are generally uncomfortable while buckled up because the safety belt is designed for those who are taller and heavier.
During the 2005 Click It or Ticket enforcement campaign, more than 250 police agencies in California issued approximately 155,000 seat belt citations to motorists and vehicle occupants who were not buckled up during a stepped-up effort that helped boost California's seat belt use rate.
According to the Texas Transportation Institute, two out of three children between 5 and 9 years old routinely travel in Texas without being buckled up, putting them at risk of crash-related injuries or death.
We're very serious about making sure all drivers and passengers are buckled up," said Sunne Wright McPeak, Secretary of the California Business, Transportation & Housing Agency.