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cop it sweet
slang 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 sweetmainly 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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