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take comfort in (something)

To be soothed or calmed by something. I know this trial has been tremendously hard on you, but take comfort in the fact that the man responsible is now behind bars forever. When things get tough, I take comfort in the company of my closest friends.
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There's no doubt results so far have been disappointing (okay perhaps that's not quite the word to describe the Goodison debacle) but I take comfort in the view that there is nothing fundamentally wrong - something we have not always been able to say in recent years.