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

"screw up your courage" in British English

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screw up your courage

to ​force yourself to be ​brave: I ​screwed up my ​courage and went in to ​see the ​director.
(Definition of screw up your courage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"screw up your courage" in American English

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screw up your courage

to make a ​feeling of ​braverystronger: I ​screwed up my ​courage and ​tried to ​eat the ​stuff.
(Definition of screw up your courage from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “screw up your courage”
in Chinese (Simplified) 鼓起勇气…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鼓起勇氣…
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