English version

nerve yourself to do something/for something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnerve yourself to do something/for somethingnerve yourself to do something/for somethingBRAVEto force yourself to be brave enough to do something The parachutist nerved himself for the jump. nerve
Examples from the Corpus
nerve yourself to do something/for somethingFinally she nerved herself to go and have a drink.Ruth clenched her hands inside her cloak, nerving herself to follow him; but it was Fand who didn't move.
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