take a compliment

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Definition of take a compliment

: to believe that the nice things said about one are true usually used in negative statementsShe can't take a compliment.

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“Take a compliment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20a%20compliment. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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