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English definition of “take sth as it comes”

take sth as it comes

C2 to deal with something as it happens, without planning for it: Just take each day as it comes and do what you feel is right.
(Definition of take sth as it comes from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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