cowboy up


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cowboy up

vb
(intr, adverb) informal US to adopt a tough approach or course of action
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Other custom rodeo rules are added for buck-offs, rerides, dismounts, stock and ride hands, cowboy ups, and yes, even rodeo clowns are included in the game rules too.