EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BRACE UP
Bring some of that cake you baked to-day, honey—and do brace up!
"Brace up, there," ordered Captain Smith, when this fact was announced.
"Brace up, Dad," the trader-cowman rallied him in his bull voice.
And I want you to brace up, my dear, and not let them imagine anything.
Your friends have done all they could to help you to brace up.
"Brace up, my hearty," said Handy, removing the briarwood from his lips.
He is quite likely to straighten up and say: "Oh, brace up, Pauline!"
“Brace up those yards in silence there,” said I to the men, which was all I could say.
You have to brace up for one sharp twitch—the woman's portion!
Now, brace up, powder your nose, and come 123 down to supper.