(euphemistic) To achieve erection for sexual intercourse.
Rise-to-the-occasion Sentence Examples
Finding himself involved in two wars~ at once, Edward made an earnest appeal to his subjects to rise to the occasion and because that which touches all should be approved of all summoned the The celebrated model parliament of November 1295, ~odeJ which exactly copied in its constitution Montforts parliaparliament of 1265, members from all cities and ~ of boroughs being summoned along with the knights of the shires, and the inferior clergy being also represented by their proctors.
This is not to say that if another Pearl Harbor or another 9/11 occurred, people in any country wouldn't rise to the occasion and make great sacrifices if needed.
Well-meaning relatives and friends usually rise to the occasion by showering the new family with all sorts of baby gifts.