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turn the other cheek

to not do anything to hurt someone who has hurt you: Neither nation is renowned for turning the other cheek.
Translations of “turn the other cheek”
in Chinese (Traditional) (受到傷害後)不予還擊, 容忍, 甘受污辱…
in Chinese (Simplified) (受到伤害后)不予还击, 容忍, 甘受污辱…
(Definition of turn the other cheek from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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