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English definition of “gird yourself”

gird yourself

(also gird (up) your loins) literary or humorous
to get ready to do something or deal with something: We girded ourselves for the fray (= prepared for action or trouble ). Europe's finest golfers are girding their loins for the challenge of the Ryder Cup .Preparing
(Definition of gird yourself from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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