take comfort in

idiom

: to feel less worried/upset because of (something)
I take comfort in the knowledge that I'm not alone.

Examples of take comfort in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Apple can at least take comfort in its sales elsewhere in Asia. Lionel Lim, Fortune Asia, 2 Feb. 2024 Some people take comfort in the dead-of-night silence, and others can't stand it. Shannon Ullman, Verywell Health, 9 Jan. 2024 This was perverse, but Pence can take comfort in knowing that his faithfulness to the Constitution ... To Read the Full Story Welcome to Insticator commenting. Nr Editors, National Review, 3 Nov. 2023 Meanwhile, those alarmed by Khosla’s prediction of rapid obsolescence in the labor market may take comfort in another of the billionaire’s predictions—that AI will allow many countries to double their rate of GDP growth in coming years. Jeff John Roberts, Fortune, 17 Oct. 2023 More than a year from the 2024, Republicans might take comfort in the reality that few voters are paying attention as of yet to the zany demolition derby on Capitol Hill and Trump’s legal plight might seem like old news, even as the indictments pile up. Walter Shapiro, The New Republic, 25 Sep. 2023 But those who aren't too fond of this line can take comfort in knowing that the show has featured other wallpapers, including a Phillip Jeffries wallcovering that was used in Carrie and Big's apartment. Kelly Allen, House Beautiful, 6 Sep. 2023 And the coalition’s NATO members could take comfort in the fact that if Russia does decide to attack them, the United States will still have to come to their defense. Rajan Menon, Foreign Affairs, 7 Aug. 2023 Miss Manners advises you to take comfort in knowing that no one mistook her for the bride, and some may have been amused at the attempt. Miss Manners | Judith Martin, Anchorage Daily News, 18 July 2023 See More

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“Take comfort in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20comfort%20in. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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