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man up

Definition of man up in English:

US informal Be brave or tough enough to deal with an unpleasant situation: you just have to man up and take it
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  • Now to his credit, here is Sean Hannity, manning up.
  • At a rally later in the day he manned up.
  • Dean will have to do a lot more than man up to overcome the President's popularity.
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