steel yourself


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steel yourself

verb brace yourself, make up your mind, grit your teeth, fortify yourself, harden yourself I was steeling myself to call round when Simon arrived.
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Matilda gets closer to the truth REQUIEM BBC1, 9pm STEEL yourself.
an apt reference to the graffitied dictum in Watchmen [1986-87], Alan Moore's commentary on contemporary anxieties), the proprietor of a comics and internet shop advises an exasperated patron, "You must steel yourself against the internet," moments before that patron is literally overcome by the black cloud, becoming patient zero in an internet-zombie army.
Steel yourself for delayed flights, baggage problems, bad weather, and other adversities that could cost you days of hunting.
Keep in mind that most people don't shake hands anymore, but if a hand is offered steel yourself and shake it.
WALES OCTOBER 30-31: Steel yourself for the terrifying Silver Mountain Experience at Terror Mountain near Aberystwyth.
Well steel yourself, because while on the campaign trail during a hot summer's day in August, Harper suggested that "ensuring the Canadian Armed Forces have the tools and the people they need has always been a top priority for our government.
NOTHING is more heartbreaking than seeing a child suffering a life-threatening illness, so steel yourself for this emotional documentary.
But steel yourself for an extended bargain, because they quote over double the rates, especially to tourists and foreigners.
Take time out on the second tee to enjoy them and steel yourself for the blind drive over a huge dune and then for the second shot which has one of those hairy pits of doom right on the line of the narrow green.
It begins -- steel yourself -- with aquick lesson from the economistRonald Coase.
The rest of us probably fall in the middle - occasionally we'll throw caution to the wind - but it can be hugely rewarding to regularly steel yourself to take a risk, which doesn't have to be big - talk to a new person, buy something exotic.