buck (sb/sth) up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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buck (sb/sth) up

UK informal
phrasal verb with buck uk   us   /bʌk/ verb [I]
to ​becomehappier or more ​positive or to make someone ​happier or more ​positive: Oh, ​buck up for heaven's ​sake, Anthony! I'm ​sick of ​looking at ​yourmiserableface. She was told that if she didn't ​buck her ideas up (= ​startworking in a more ​positive way), she'd be out of a ​job. A ​week at the ​beach will ​buck her up.
(Definition of buck (sb/sth) up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “buck (sb/sth) up”
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)高兴起来, (使)振作起来…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)高興起來, (使)振作起來…
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