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come to terms with sth

C2 to gradually accept a sad situation, often the death of someone you love: I think he's still coming to terms with the death of his wife.
Translations of “come to terms with sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 逐漸接受(常指所愛之人的死)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 逐渐接受(常指所爱之人的死)…
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