take courage

take courage
make an effort to do something that frightens one.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • Courage — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Absence of fear. < N PARAG:Courage >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 courage courage bravery valor Sgm: N 1 resoluteness resoluteness boldness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 spirit spirit daring gallantry …   English dictionary for students

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  • courage — cour|age [ kʌrıdʒ ] noun uncount ** the ability to do something that you know is right or good, even though it is dangerous, frightening, or very difficult: She has shown immense courage in opposing a corrupt and violent regime. have the courage… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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