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English definition of “rise to the occasion/challenge”

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rise to the occasion/challenge

to show that you can deal with a difficult situation successfully: In the exam she rose to the occasion and wrote a brilliant essay.
Translations of “rise to the occasion/challenge”
in Chinese (Traditional) 成功應對困難, 臨危不亂…
in Chinese (Simplified) 成功应对困难, 临危不乱…
(Definition of rise to the occasion/challenge from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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