man enough to

man enough to

Having enough courage or strength of character to do something, especially that which is difficult or unpleasant. Who here is man enough to try the spiciest sandwich on our menu? I was mostly raised by my father because he was man enough to stay home with the kids so that my mother could advance her career.
See also: enough, man
References in classic literature ?
He was man enough to release me of his own free will.'
In your presence, and out of your presence, I am man enough to be ashamed of my own folly.
"He deserves to die," I cried out; "and God forgive me, I am not man enough to be his executioner."
'My father!' said poor Joe; adding under his breath, with a very unfilial apostrophe, 'Will he never think me man enough to take care of myself!'
Joe; and further whether he was man enough to come on?
'If Tom Cruise is man enough to accept this challenge, McGregor Sports and Entertainment will host the bout,' Connor replied to Justin's tweet.
Yes, in all my time on this planet, I have still never been man enough to take control of the tongs, fire up a smoking stove or find it great to marinate.
| |"I have never hated a man enough to give his diamonds back." Zsa Zsa Gabor.
"You have to be big enough and man enough to take criticism.
Had Clarkson been man enough to grovel at the time - or at least a few hours later when he'd sobered up calmed down - he'd never have had to fork out PS100,000 and he wouldn't have lost Top Gear which, however much he protests, must be his biggest regret in all this.
Worn as a complete set, the pack weighs 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and features 12 pockets, five specialized zip compartments, detachable hip pockets and multiple compression straps to secure anything you're man enough to carry.
He might be showing off some great ball control on ITV's Play To The Whistle, left, but Niall Horan is man enough to admit it was a different story when he caddied for golfer Rory McIlroy at the Masters last month.
All Cardiff fans should now salute Vincent Tan as a man of honour, saving the club when in financial meltdown and now also confirming he is man enough to accept the changes implemented were misguided.
All Cardiff fans should now salute Mr Tan as a man of honour, saving the club when in financial meltdown and now also confirming he is man enough to accept the changes implemented were misguided.
If he is man enough to support this cause, he is man enough to live with the consequences.