cop it sweet

cop it sweet

informal To experience unexpected good fortune. Primarily heard in Australia. I didn't study for the test but copped it sweet when a power outage closed school for the day.
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cop it sweet

mainly AUSTRALIAN, INFORMAL
If you cop it sweet, you accept harsh treatment or a punishment without fighting back or complaining. Bullies tend to lose interest in a victim very quickly if that victim refuses to cop it sweet.
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We didn't play well and we've just got to cop it sweet.