screw up one's courage

screw up one's courage
dare, be very brave

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  • screw up one's courage — or[pluck up one s courage] {v. phr.} To force yourself to be brave. * /The small boy screwed up his courage and went upstairs in the dark./ * /When his father came home in a bad mood, it took Pete some time to screw up his courage and ask him for …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • screw up one's courage — or[pluck up one s courage] {v. phr.} To force yourself to be brave. * /The small boy screwed up his courage and went upstairs in the dark./ * /When his father came home in a bad mood, it took Pete some time to screw up his courage and ask him for …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • screw\ up\ one's\ courage — • screw up one s courage • pluck up one s courage v. phr. To force yourself to be brave. The small boy screwed up his courage and went upstairs in the dark. When his father came home in a bad mood, it took Pete some time to screw up his courage… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • pluck\ up\ one's\ courage — • screw up one s courage • pluck up one s courage v. phr. To force yourself to be brave. The small boy screwed up his courage and went upstairs in the dark. When his father came home in a bad mood, it took Pete some time to screw up his courage… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • pluck up one's courage — See: SCREW UP ONE S COURAGE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pluck up one's courage — See: SCREW UP ONE S COURAGE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • screw — /skru / (say skrooh) noun 1. a metal device having a slotted head and a tapering body with a helical ridge usually driven into wood with the aid of a screwdriver to assemble and secure parts of a building construction, furniture, etc. 2. a… …  

  • courage — See: HAVE THE COURAGE OF ONE S CONVICTIONS, SCREW UP ONE S COURAGE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • courage — See: HAVE THE COURAGE OF ONE S CONVICTIONS, SCREW UP ONE S COURAGE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • courage — See: have the courage of one s convictions, screw up one s courage …   Словарь американских идиом

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