blow with the wind

blow with the wind

To be resilient and adaptable to harsh events or adversity in life, likened to how 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 blow with the wind and continue trying your best.
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blow with the wind

act according to prevailing circumstances rather than a consistent plan.
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Or will you be brave and have the guts and vote outside the box for another party - and I do not mean the Lib Dems who blow with the wind? I wonder.
Talking about the Supreme Court, the General said that a very senior apex court judge had told him to "blow with the wind".
"If all of us are going to blow with the wind then we will all become muggers, we will all become corrupt," he said, according to a transcript of his interview released by the Times Now channel.
The whole set up in Wirral is farcical and an affront to democracy and I trust Cllr Steve Foulkes (Labour leader)will sleep soundly in his bed with such allies who blow with the wind to suit their own convenience and to hell with democracy.