pumped up


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pump (someone or oneself) up

To increase someone's or one's own excitement, confidence, or mental preparation. The coach pumped us all up just before we headed out onto the field. I was pretty nervous before the test, so I took a few minutes to pump myself up before I started.
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pumped (up)

mod. excited; physically and mentally ready. (Sports.) The team is really pumped up for Friday’s game.
See also: pumped, up