take one's medicine

idiom

Definition of take one's medicine

informal
: to accept something that is unpleasant because it is necessary and cannot be avoided If he loses the case, he should just take his medicine and stop complaining.

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“Take one's medicine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20one%27s%20medicine. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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