That's the spirit!

That's the spirit!

That's the right kind of attitude to have in order to be successful. A: "I'd like to get started right away, if that's all right." B: "That's the spirit, no time like the present to start getting things done!" A: "I think I'm ready to add some more weight to the bar." B: "Awesome, that's the spirit!"

That's the spirit!

That is the right attitude and preferred evidence of high motivation. A: I am sure I can do it! B: That's the spirit!

ˌthat’s the ˈspirit!

used to encourage somebody or to tell them that they are doing something well: ‘I’m rather tired, but I think I can run another mile.’ ‘That’s the spirit!’
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