Definition of 'pluck up'
Example sentences containing 'pluck up'
THE DEVIL'S DOOR
I felt horrible about saying no, as he'd obviously really had to pluck up his courage but it would be worse to say yes and encourage him.AND GOD CREATED THE AU PAIR (2005)
It took me a couple of days to pluck up the courage to roll.THE BOOK OF THE DIE (2000)
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