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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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A desire to comply with the law and fear of fines no doubt had much to do with that trend, as did publicity about the potentially life-saving benefits of buckling up.
The simple step of buckling up is the single best defense against ejection and will increase your odds of survival in light trucks by as much as 80 percent in the event of a rollover crash," said Romell Cooks, Regional Administrator, NHTSA Central Region.
TxDOT says its goal this year is to get at least another 3 percent of Texans -- roughly 350,000 drivers -- into the habit of buckling up.
SACRAMENTO, Calif -- Law enforcement from Redding to San Diego, including the California Highway Patrol, will be on the lookout for impaired drivers and drivers and passengers not buckling up over the upcoming Labor Day holiday.
The technique: buckling up your seatbelt before pulling out of your driveway.