to keep your chin up meaning?

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What's the meaning of "to keep your chin up" idiom? Please give me some examples!

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Idiom Scenario 1:

My car broke down this morning and the mechanic tells me it will cost $2,000 to fix it.  My dog died last week.  My boss hates me.  I am feeling a little depressed.
What will you say to me?

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Idiom Definition:

"to keep your chin up"
to wish someone confidence in a difficult situation
to offer encouragement
audacious, brave, character, confident, courage, courageous, dauntless, defiant, dignity, ego, essence, fearless, firm, force, grit, gritty, gutsy, hardy, indomitable, intrepid, life, lionhearted, morale, nerve, pluck, plucky, pride, resolute, resolve, sparkle, spirited, spunk, spunky, stalwart, stout, strong, unabashed, unafraid, undaunted, undauntable, unfearful, valiant, vitality, will
This chef is literally keeping his chin up. - - - - ->  a chef with the funny chef hat and a red neckercief is weaing a haughty look with his chin stuck up in the air.

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Idiom Scenario 2:

Jane loves to downhill ski.  She goes skiing almost every weekend during the ski season.  Jane works at a travel agency that promotes skiing holidays.  You might say that Jane lives to ski.  Unfortunately, Jane had a bad skiing accident three month ago and broke her leg very badly.  One day, Jane is moping around her apartment when Jane's friend, Linda, stops over for a visit ...
Linda:  "Hey, Jane!  How are you?"
Jane:    "Not so good."
Linda:  "What's the matter?"
Jane:    "Look at my leg.  I am sick and tired of this cast and I haven't been skiing in months and the ski season will be over before this cast finally comes off."
Linda:  "Well, keep your chin up!  There's always next season."
Jane:    "Yes, you're right.  I will cheer up."
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Idiom Usage:

This idiom also means:
to remain optimistic or positively confident
In the imperative:
"Keep your chin up!"
Alternate forms:
Keep your chin up high
Keep your chin held high
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Gerund Form of the Idiom:

Keeping your chin up can be a great way to persevere.
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Idiom Conjugations:

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