1. pep talk
Today we are going to learn “pep talk”. Informal use, means a short speech intended to encourage someone to work harder, win a game etc.
A: Your friend seems to be in a better mood.
B: I gave her a pep talk.
2. tire out
Another phrase is “tire out”. It means to get tired through overuse or stress.
A: Listening to his speeches really tires me out.
B: I couldn’t agree with you more.