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grin and bear it

Definition of grin and bear it in English:

Suffer pain or misfortune in a stoical manner: you’ll just have to grin and bear it
More example sentences
  • So you just grin and bear it and somehow muddle your way through, always focusing on your kid's desire to have a good day with the other parent.
  • I've just got to grin and bear it and see what happens in the summer.
  • They're doesn't seem to be any redress - it's just a question of grin and bear it.
Synonyms
put up with it, stick it out, keep at it, keep going, stay with it, see it through, see it through to the end;
persevere, persist, carry on, struggle on
informal hang in there, soldier on, tough it out, peg away, plug away, bash on
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