courage

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Gas engineer Chris, who has played for his home town Cardigan in Ceredigion, for more than five years, only plucked up courage to ask his mates shortly before kick-off.
So when Simon plucked up courage to ask Katherine out for a date, Heather was listening in to give undercover lessons in love.
The man seemed very nervous and twice went back inside the cage while he plucked up courage to jump.