Meaning of COURAGE in English
▪ considerable , extraordinary , great , immense , outstanding ( esp. BrE ), remarkable , tremendous
an act of personal ~ that moved people
▪ intellectual , moral , political
Caring for elderly relatives requires considerable moral ~.
This is a chance for him to show leadership and political ~.
stories of incredible physical ~
VERB + COURAGE
▪ require , take
It takes ~ to sing in public.
I didn't have the ~ to tell him.
He lacked the ~ to try something new.
▪ demonstrate , display , show
▪ find , gather , muster , muster up , pluck up , summon
I finally plucked up enough ~ to speak to Rachel.
▪ admire , applaud
I admire your ~ in saying what you think.
▪ ~ under fire (= when you are being attacked, physically or figuratively)
He showed great calmness and ~ under fire.
▪ have the ~ of your convictions (= to be brave enough to do what you feel to be right)
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012