feel up to
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feel up to (something)
To have enough energy, motivation, or emotional wherewithal to be able to do something. I was supposed to mow the lawn, but I was so sick that I just didn't feel up to it. I'm sure Bob doesn't feel up to going back to work so soon after the tragedy.
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feel up to something
to feel well enough or prepared enough to do something. (Often in the negative.) I don't feel up to jogging today. Aunt Mary didn't feel up to making the visit.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
feel up to
Consider oneself capable or able to do something, as in Do you feel up to a three-mile run? or I don't feel up to another evening out. [Late 1800s] Also see equal to; up to.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.