come to terms with something

come to terms with something
come to terms with something phrase
to learn to accept and deal with an unpleasant situation or event, especially after being upset or angry about it for a long time

She needed time to come to terms with her grief.

Thesaurus: to try to deal with a problem or difficultysynonym
Main entry: term

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come to ˈterms with sth idiom
to accept sth unpleasant by learning to deal with it

She is still coming to terms with her son's death.

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