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Definition of psych / up phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

psych / up

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

psych somebody/yourself up (for something)

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to prepare someone/yourself mentally for something difficult or unpleasant I'd got myself all psyched up for the interview and then it was called off at the last minute. see also psyched
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