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"bite the bullet" in British English

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bite the bullet

to ​force yourself to do something ​unpleasant or ​difficult, or to be ​brave in a ​difficultsituation: I ​hate going to the ​dentist, but I'll just have to bite the ​bullet.
(Definition of bite the bullet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bite the bullet" in American English

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bite the bullet

to ​force yourself to ​perform an ​unpleasant or ​difficultaction or to be ​brave in a ​difficultsituation: I ​decided I had to bite the ​bullet and take a ​couple of ​mathclasseseven though I ​knew they were hard.
(Definition of bite the bullet from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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