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man up



  1. (intransitive, adverb) (informal) to adopt a sufficiently resolute approach or course of action

Example Sentences Including 'man up'

If I were in charge I'd put a car here to cover the approach track and a man up here with night glasses and a radio.
Ruell, Patrick The Only Game
One day in the summer of 1969 Frank was asked to drive a man up to Belfast.
O'Connor, Joe Desperadoes
`I gave your man up there a hundred dollars to let me go back tomorrow night.
O'Connor, Joe Desperadoes


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