take in stride


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Related to take in stride: touch base with, give a heads up, rubbing off

take (something) in (one's) stride

To not be unsettled, delayed, or interrupted by something. You have to learn how to take criticism in your stride if you want to be successful in this business. I didn't think she'd want to go back to work so soon after her mother's funeral, but she just took it in her stride.
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take something in (one's) stride

Fig. to accept advances or setbacks as the normal course of events. She faced a serious problem, but she was able to take it in her stride. I'll just take it in stride. We were afraid that success would spoil her, but she just took it in stride.
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take in stride

Accept something as a matter of course, not allow something to interrupt or disturb one's routine. For example, There were bound to be setbacks but Jack took them in stride. This idiom alludes to a horse clearing an obstacle without checking its stride. [c. 1900]
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take in stride

To cope with calmly, without interrupting one's normal routine: taking their newfound wealth in stride.
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