take (something) in one's stride


: to deal with (something difficult or upsetting) in a calm way
I thought she'd be upset, but she has taken the news in her stride.

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“Take (something) in one's stride.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20%28something%29%20in%20one%27s%20stride. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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