get the courage up (to do something)

get the courage up (to do something)

To muster or draw upon one's courage or resolve to do something. I wanted to ask Mary Sue to the prom, but I couldn't get the courage up. I hope Jonathan finally gets the courage up to ask his boss for a raise.
See also: courage, get, up

get the courage up

(to do something) Go to get enough nerve up (to do something).
See also: courage, get, up