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content yourself with sth

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with content   /kənˈtent/ us  
to do something or have something although it is not exactly what you want: I wanted to take two weeks' holiday, but had to content myself with one because the office was so busy.Coping and not copingDealing with things or peopleTolerating and enduring
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