take something in stride

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

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take (something) in stride (US) (or Brit take (something) in your stride)
: to deal with (something difficult or upsetting) in a calm way

I thought she'd be upset, but she has taken the news in stride.

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Main Entry:stride

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take sth in your ˈstride idiom
(BrE) (NAmE take sth in ˈstride) to accept and deal with sth difficult without letting it worry you too much

It's going to be tough— but I'm sure you'll take it all in your stride.

Main entry:strideidiom

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  • take something in one's stride — ► take something in one s stride deal with something difficult in a calm way. Main Entry: ↑stride …   English terms dictionary

  • take something in your stride — to not be upset or troubled by something I told her what had happened and she took it all in her stride …   English dictionary

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

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