take (something) in stride

idiom

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

Examples of take (something) in stride in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web People living now in Putin’s old apartment complex take in stride the historic connection to a onetime nest of spies, and the notoriety that was to accrue to the onetime tenant. Laura King, Los Angeles Times, 15 June 2023 Something that human drivers seem to usually take in stride can in fact be a daunting challenge for AI driving systems. Lance Eliot, Forbes, 20 Jan. 2022 Japanese investors appeared to take in stride the choice of former Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida to head the ruling Liberal Democrats and thus become the next prime minister. Elaine Kurtenbach, ajc, 30 Sep. 2021 That was just another thing for Mardjetko to take in stride. Steve Millar, chicagotribune.com, 17 June 2021

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“Take (something) in stride.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20%28something%29%20in%20stride. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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