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English definition of “weather the storm”

weather the storm

If someone or something weathers the storm, they successfully deal with a very difficult problem: In the next few days we shall see if the ambassador can weather the political storm caused by his ill-advised remarks.Dealing with things or peopleActing and actsCoping and not copingTolerating and enduringTolerating and enduringCoping and not copingDealing with things or people
(Definition of weather the storm from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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