Definition: to prepare (oneself) for action
Sentence example: In 2015, Pope Francis has made momentous international commitments to curb greenhouse gases and gird communities, particularly the poorest, against climate-related hazards.
The Power Memory Strategy:
- Link gird to girdle.
- Girdle is the buttock, stomach, thigh and torso-slimming garment worn by just about every woman until the 1960s and was cleverly advertised using all types of tactics including before & after photographs and peer pressure. Women wear the girdle to look presentable/prepared for important events.