bend with the wind

bend with the wind

To be resilient and adaptable to harsh events or adversity in life, like the way a tree that can bend is better able to withstand heavy winds. I know you've had a lot of setbacks this year, but you have to bend with the wind and continue trying your best.
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With the right sequence of yoga poses, a gardener's body can bend with the wind and stretch to the sky to alleviate the aches that come from all that digging, pulling, and carrying.
You go through a lot of human suffering every year, but I think it's that resilience that enables you to bend with the wind and come back.
Many are savvy enough to know that their authority, even when it is vast, must bend with the wind.
Sixty-five percent who could and would bend with the wind in the name of a cause.
Speaking at the campus' TechKriti event, Strabala explained how skyscrapers are built to bend with the wind, preventing them from collapsing during desert gales and making them earthquake resistant.
Privately, Dundee United's chairman Steven Thompson is seen by the SPL to bend with the wind and have a different point of view at every meeting held.