take its course


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take its course

to continue along its way; [for a disease] to progress the way it normally progresses until it is cured naturally. There is really no good medicine for this. This disease simply has to take its course.
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take its course

If something takes its course, it develops in it own way without interference from others, and has its own result. As a political party, they prefer to let the market take its course.
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run/take its ˈcourse

(of a series of events, an illness, etc.) develop in the natural or usual way without being changed or stopped: The doctors agreed to let the illness run its course, rather than prescribe drugs which had little chance of success.We must allow justice to take its course.
See also: course, run, take