roll with (someone or something)

roll with (someone or something)

1. To associate and spend time with someone. Tom's been rolling with some really shady people lately. The celebrity always rolls with an entourage of at least 10 people.
2. To deal with and adapt to unexpected changes, setbacks, or challenges. Look, we've just got to roll with the committee's decision. There's no use whining about it. I had no idea it was going to be a double date, but I decided to just roll with it, and it actually turned out to be fun.
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roll with it

To adapt to a situation despite unexpected circumstances or challenges. I had no idea it was going to be a double date, but I decided to just roll with it, and it actually turned out to be fun. The first act dropped out, so we're on in five minutes. I know we thought we'd have more time, but we're just going to have to roll with it.
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