pep talk


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a speech of exhortation attempting to instill enthusiasm and determination in a team or staff

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When your squad member experiences low morale, you will give him a pep talk. The concept is like that.
The school principal, Mr Kola Odesanmi, appreciated the group for organising the pep talk for the students.
Although Kyrgios dropped theopening set his level of play and interest appeared to rise dramatically after the pep talk and he swept the next three sets for a 4-6 7-6(6) 6-3 6-0 win.
"If the lads want any advice or if I feel they need an arm round them or a pep talk, of course I'll give them it.
GARY MILLS has said he will not rein in Robbie Evans in today's cross-border derby, but the midfielder himself admits he has had a calming pep talk from another influential figure - his mum.
It was learnt that when Imran dropped in to meet the Pakistan players for a pep talk before the crucial game against India yesterday, Umar took the opportunity to ask him to tell the captain (Shahid Afridi) to send him to bat in the top order.
Imran Khan's pep talk before the India match has be labelled as a waste with Afridi as captain and Waqar as coach.
DAVID Wagner revealed how a halftime pep talk helped top scorer Nahki Wells get back on the goal trail against Reading.
Nick Grimshaw has only had his X Factor finalists since Sunday night, but he's already given them a sterling pep talk.
AYOZE Perez was given a pep talk by Manchester City superstar David Silva after Newcastle United's clash at the Etihad Stadium.
After a pep talk from Sophie, Jenna tells Lloyd she's off to do volunteer work overseas.
A veteran soldier who walked 645km in 27 days from Muscat to Dubai to help an old friend says he gave his feet a pep talk when it all got too much.
He will give a presentation and pep talk about his experiences of self-employment and describe what he learnt about from Lord Sugar, Nick Hewer and Karren Brady on how to go about starting your own business.
He will give a presentation and pep talk about his experiences of self-employment and describe what he learnt from Lord Sugar, Nick Hewer and Karren Brady on how to go about starting your own business.
Baldwin's remarks came before he gave a pep talk to a packed audience at a technology conference in San Francisco.