take (something) in good part

idiom

British, old-fashioned
: to not become too angry or upset about something : to not object too much to something
I was nervous when I had to tell him that he was wrong, but fortunately he took it in good part and we stayed friends.

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“Take (something) in good part.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20%28something%29%20in%20good%20part. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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