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English definition of “take sth in your stride”

take sth in your stride

UK (US take sth in stride)
to deal with a problem or difficulty calmly and not to allow it to influence what you are doing: When you become a politician, you soon learn to take criticism in your stride.
(Definition of take sth in your stride from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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