take (something) in (one's) stride(redirected from take in their stride)
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.
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.
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]
take something in your strideBRITISH or
take something in strideAMERICAN
COMMON If you are in a difficult situation and you take it in your stride, you deal with it calmly and successfully. `How does Rayner cope with the stresses of the job?' — `He seems to take it all his stride.' Christie is always having to give talks to huge groups of people — she takes such things in her stride. Across the country, many people took yesterday's events in stride, while remaining generally uneasy about the stock market in general.
take something in your stridedeal with something difficult or unpleasant in a calm and competent way.
take something in your ˈstride(British English) (American English take something in ˈstride) accept and deal with something difficult without worrying about it too much: Joey was upset when we moved house, but Ben seems to have taken it all in his stride.
take in stride
To cope with calmly, without interrupting one's normal routine: taking their newfound wealth in stride.