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English definition of “roll with the punches”

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roll with the punches

informal
to be able to deal with a series of difficult situations
Translations of “roll with the punches”
in Chinese (Traditional) 渡過一道道難關, 克服一連串困難…
in Chinese (Simplified) 渡过一道道难关, 克服一系列困难…
(Definition of roll with the punches from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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