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.