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Meaning of “pluck up your courage” in the English Dictionary

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pluck up your courage

(also pluck up (the) courage to do sth)C2 to ​force yourself to be ​brave enough to do something, ​although you are ​frightened or ​worried about it: He ​finallyplucked up ​courage to ​ask her to ​marry him. I'd ​love to do a ​parachutejump, but I can't pluck up the/enough ​courage.
(Definition of pluck up your courage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pluck up your courage”
in Chinese (Simplified) 鼓起勇气…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鼓起勇氣…
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