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Can 'call up' substitute for 'muster (up)' as in this example? Can I use 'called up' instead of 'mustered (up)' in this sentence?: He finally mustered (up) the courage to ask her on a date.
Jun 11, 2014 11:39 AM
Answers · 1
No not really... mustered up works fine, you could say "gathered" in this sentence though.
June 11, 2014
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