pluck up (the) courage

idiom

: to become brave enough (to do something)
He finally plucked up the courage to ask her out on a date.

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“Pluck up (the) courage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pluck%20up%20%28the%29%20courage. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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