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take something in one's stride (US also take something in stride)

Definition of take something in one's stride US also take something in stride in English:

Deal with something difficult or unpleasant in a calm and accepting way: I told her what had happened and she took it all in her stride
More example sentences
  • Fortunately she did not find the IVF regime too unpleasant and took the process in her stride.
  • So, although the outcome of this war is not in doubt, we may have to take some unpleasant surprises in our stride.
  • I know never to expect anything from the criminal justice system, so you are trying to be calm and take it in your stride.
Synonyms
deal with easily, cope with easily, think nothing of, accept as quite usual/normal, not bat an eyelid
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