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pep talk

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpep talkˈpep talk noun [countable]  informalPERSUADECONFIDENT a short speech intended to encourage someone to work harder, win a game etc Alam gave the Pakistani team a pep talk.
Examples from the Corpus
pep talkIn Harrogate I was to meet my editor for a pep talk.Rubin himself appeared on stage for a pep talk, a short and stocky 40ish fellow in business blues.Since I am not a person whose anxiety diminishes at the prospect of certain failure, I gave myself a pep talk.A pep talk was all it took.His pep talk had obviously worked the night before.This is not just a smarmy pep talk but an unflinching discussion of real angst and a real adjustment process.If ever there was a time for a spirited pep talk, this is it.gave ... pep talkSince I am not a person whose anxiety diminishes at the prospect of certain failure, I gave myself a pep talk.
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