Buck up - definition, transcription

Amer.  |bʌk ʌp|
Brit.  |bʌk ʌp|


- gain courage


A good holiday will buck you up.

Buck up, we're all waiting.

...buck up, kids, it's not so bad as you're making it out to be...

...a surprise presidential visit to buck up the troops...

Buck up, your troubles will soon be over.

Come on, buck up, things aren't that bad!

Buck up, John! We'll be late.

It'll be a long time before the situation starts to buck up.

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