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have the patience of a saint

to always be ​calm and never ​allow anything to ​upset you
(Definition of have the patience of a saint from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “have the patience of a saint”
in Chinese (Simplified) 有圣人般的耐心, 从容淡定…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有聖人般的耐心, 從容淡定…
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