screw up the/one's courage

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Definition of screw up the/one's courage

: to make oneself brave enough to do something difficult I finally screwed up the courage to tell them that I was quitting.

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“Screw up the/one's courage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/screw%20up%20the%2Fone%27s%20courage. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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