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more than flesh and blood can bear

More unpleasant, painful, or offensive to the senses than one is able to tolerate. Sometimes used humorously or ironically. The mental and physical torture from insomnia is more than flesh and blood can bear. These reality TV shows are more cringeworthy than flesh and blood can bear.
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more than flesh and blood can endure

More unpleasant, painful, or offensive to the senses than one is able to tolerate. Sometimes used humorously or ironically. The mental and physical torture from insomnia is more than flesh and blood can endure. These reality TV shows are more cringeworthy than flesh and blood can endure.
See also: and, blood, can, endure, flesh, more

more than flesh and blood can stand

More unpleasant, painful, or offensive to the senses than one is able to tolerate. Sometimes used humorously or ironically. The mental and physical torture from insomnia is more than flesh and blood can stand. These reality TV shows are more cringeworthy than flesh and blood can stand.
See also: and, blood, can, flesh, more, stand

He that would have eggs must endure the cackling of hens.

Prov. You must be willing to endure unpleasant, irritating things in order to get what you want. Sue: I'm tired of working after school. All the customers at the store are so rude. Mother: But you wanted money to buy a car. He that would have eggs must endure the cackling of hens, dear.
See also: cackle, egg, endure, have, he, hen, must, of, that

What can't be cured must be endured.

Prov. If you cannot do anything about a problem, you will have to live with it. Alan: No matter what I do, I can't make the dog stop barking in the middle of the night. Jane: What can't be cured must be endured, then, I guess.
See also: cure, endure, must, what

more than flesh and blood can ˈstand, enˈdure, etc.

too painful or unpleasant to tolerate: Sometimes the pain is so bad that it is more than flesh and blood can stand.
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Perhaps the common good could best endure wartime sacrifices by recovering some of that lost revenue instead of renouncing communal responsibilities to the country's most vulnerable citizens, particularly its children, who are likely to be hardest hit by budget cuts.
Reed has written about his parents forcing him to endure extensive therapy--including painful rounds of shock treatment--as a teenager, when they feared that Reed was exhibiting signs of homosexuality.
Meanwhile, he pays little attention to the day-to-day behavior--such as men's still-paltry contributions to housework and child care--and choices that determine whether marriages endure.
But it's also a poignant title for a novel whose tensions and beauty do not endure to the end.
And so the world wonders how long a newly enfranchised people will continue to endure impoverishment at the hands of its elected leaders.
These neurological changes create fast, dramatically improved achievement results that endure over time.
We know that the brain changes caused by Fast ForWord use endure over time and have significant impact on standardized achievement results.