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Related to in stride: couldn't, by way of, at least, kind of, catching up, scolded
take something in (one's) stride
Fig. to accept advances or setbacks as the normal course of events. She faced a serious problem, but she was able to take it in her stride. I'll just take it in stride. We were afraid that success would spoil her, but she just took it in stride.
take something in (your) stride
to calmly deal with something unpleasant and not let it have a bad effect on you There's plenty of work to do, but she seems to take it all in her stride. Cooper has learned to take such criticism in stride.
take something in your stride(British, American & Australian) also take something in stride (American)
to calmly and easily deal with something unpleasant or difficult and not let it affect what you are doing There's a lot of pressure at work but she seems to take it all in her stride. A certain amount of criticism comes with the job and you have to learn to take it in stride.See put off stride
take in stride
Accept something as a matter of course, not allow something to interrupt or disturb one's routine. For example, There were bound to be setbacks but Jack took them in stride. This idiom alludes to a horse clearing an obstacle without checking its stride. [c. 1900]
take in stride
To cope with calmly, without interrupting one's normal routine: taking their newfound wealth in stride.