Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “take sth in your stride”

take sth in your stride

UK (US take sth in stride)
to calmly deal with something that is unpleasant and not let it affect what you are doing: There are often problems at work but she seems to take it all in her stride.Coping and not copingDealing with things or peopleTolerating and enduring
(Definition of take sth in your stride from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “take sth in your stride” in other dictionaries

Translations of “take sth in your stride”

Word of the Day

roost

When birds roost, they go somewhere to rest or sleep.

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More