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English definition of “take the rough with the smooth”

take the rough with the smooth

to accept the unpleasant parts of a situation as well as the pleasant parts: That's relationships for you - you have to take the rough with the smooth.Tolerating and enduringCoping and not copingDealing with things or people
(Definition of take the rough with the smooth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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