Definition of take a lot of lumps
- He took a lot of lumps as a kid growing up in the city.
- Their first album took a lot of lumps from the critics.
- The team has taken a lot of lumps this year, but their play has improved recently.
: to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as
: to seize or capture physically
: to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing
: a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment
: an act or the action of taking: such as
: the uninterrupted photographing or televising of a scene
: an object used as a counter in determining a question by chance
: the use of lots as a means of deciding something
: the resulting choice
: allot, apportion
: to form or divide into lots
: a nephew of Abraham who according to the account in Genesis escaped from the doomed city of Sodom with his wife who turned into a pillar of salt when she looked back
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