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    pump you up meaning

    hello everyone it`s the first topic for me here ..... i am glad to join this forum and i hope it would help me improving my english language

    i just wanted to know what does it mean (your boss wants me to pump you up ) .....it was said in a movie .....and from the context i guess that it was meant that (your boss wants me to motivate you )

    please help ....and thx

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    Re: pump you up meaning

    Hi and welcome to Using English.

    Yes, getting "pumped up" means excited and motivated to face a challenge.

    When I'm sleepy at work, I like to listen to Elvis Costello's "Pump It Up" and it gets me pumped up.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: pump you up meaning

    thx

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