carry (one's) cross

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carry (one's) cross

To handle a difficult responsibility or burden on one's own. It's not an ideal situation, but we all have to carry our crosses.
See also: carry, cross
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The MP said no particular community is being targeted, and suspects should carry their cross.
Mr Ruto, however, said the Jubilee government does not condone corruption, and that looters should carry their cross when caught.
ACROSS THE CAUSEWAY Christians carry their cross to complete their walk to Lindisfarne.
Culprits must carry their cross irrespective of their status in society," he said.
Kimemia said corruption will not be tolerated and those found culpable must be prepared to carry their crosses.
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