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more than flesh and blood can bear

More unpleasant, painful, or offensive 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 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 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

more than (one) can endure

More unpleasant, painful, or offensive to the senses than one is able to tolerate. Sometimes used humorously or ironically. I'm sorry, but the stress of this job is more than I endure. The ugliness of politics are more unpleasant than most people can endure. These reality TV shows are more awkward and embarrassing than my girlfriend can endure.
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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.
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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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The need for materials to withstand a 200C continuous use temperature made this air intake manifold a prime candidate for the Ultramid Endure D3G7, a 35 percent glass fiber injection molding grade.
The level of expectation is even higher for furniture manufacturers, who expect their products to endure tough conditions from assembly to delivery," he noted.
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Tur and Shulhan Arukh: It is permissible to make a mark on [the page of] a book with one's fingernail, as people do when they wish to leave a sign, because this is not something that endures.
A tribunal report stated the claimant was forced to "endure at work an atmosphere of intimidation and hostility" caused by the fact that she was undergoing a sex change.
Once one has experienced the forgiveness of sin and salvation through Christ--with the assurance of a glorious life after death by the resurrection of Jesus--there is little reason to lament over the pain and suffering that one must endure in this world.
But what really drives him to battle bloodsuckers and endure burrowing worms?
Compiled and edited by Jackson Hunsicker--who in 2000 at the age of 58 was undergoing treatment for breast cancer and met a woman who refused chemotherapy because she didn't want to look like a "bandanna lady--who died of her breast cancer rather than endure the "social stigma" of baldness--felt the urgent need to challenge our perception of what cancer looks like and to celebrate the courageous images and courage of the women comprising Turning Heads.
As we endure what for most of us is a forlorn exercise in fiscal cartography this month, there is another budget we should also prepare to make a good account of--our nation's.
Approximately 30-35% of all ESRD patients are infected with HCV, and as a result of their condition, are unable to endure the toxicity of HCV drug treatment.
As in the past, the Word of God will endure because He has said so and He is faithful.
I just want the students at Seton Hall to be able to endure together what I've endured alone.
This great nation will endure as it has endured, will revive, and will prosper.
Since its debut last year, the cosmetic-surgery show "Extreme Makeover" has drawn runaway ratings, its many viewers at once fascinated and appalled by the needles, incisions, and bandages the mostly female participants will endure in order to climb a few notches on the beauty totem pole.
"This poem is for Ann so it has to be beautiful, it has to be strong, it has to endure. This is Ann's Poem so it is full of love, full of love, full of love."