take in one's stride

take in one's stride
take in one's stride
To accomplish without undue effort or difficulty
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Main Entry:stride

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  • take in (one's) stride — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. handle, do, manage; see achieve 1 , command 2 , perform 1 , succeed 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • take something in one's stride (US also take something in stride) — deal with something difficult in a calm way. → stride …   English new terms dictionary

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  • take something in one's stride — he seem to be taking the news in his stride Syn: deal with easily, cope with easily, not bat an eyelid …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • take something in one's stride — DEAL WITH EASILY, cope with easily, not bat an eyelid. → stride …   Useful english dictionary

  • stride — [strīd] vi. strode, stridden, striding [ME striden < OE stridan, akin to Ger streiten, to quarrel < IE * streidh < base * (s)ter , to be stiff, rigid > STARE, STARVE] 1. to walk with long steps, esp. in a vigorous or swaggering manner …   English World dictionary

  • stride — v. & n. v. (past strode; past part. stridden) 1 intr. & tr. walk with long firm steps. 2 tr. cross with one step. 3 tr. bestride; straddle. n. 1 a a single long step. b the length of this. 2 a person s gait as determined by the length of stride.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stride — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. step, pace; progress, improvement. v. walk, march, step; straddle. See travel, motion. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. walk, pace, measured step; see gait 1 . • hit one s stride*, Syn. get up to normal, get… …   English dictionary for students

  • take something in one's stride — verb Not to allow oneself to be set back, daunted, upset or embarrassed by unpleasant or undesirable circumstances …   Wiktionary

  • take something in stride — take something in (one s) stride deal with something difficult or unpleasant in a calm and accepting way we took each new disease in stride * * * take (something) in stride (US) (or Brit take (something) in your stride) : to deal with (something… …   Useful english dictionary

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