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content yourself with sth

phrasal verb with content
 
 
/kənˈtent/ verb
to do something or have something although it is not exactly what you want: Since it rained we had to content ourselves with playing cards.Tolerating and enduringCoping and not copingDealing with things or people
Translations of “content yourself with sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使自己滿足於, 使自己甘心於…
in Russian довольствоваться…
in Turkish yetinmek, razı olmak, rıza göstermek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使自己满足于, 使自己甘心于…
in Polish zadowolić się czymś…
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