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work itself out

Of some complicated or undesirable situation, to achieve or result in a favorable or acceptable outcome in a natural way without much external effort or intervention. This will all work itself out, you'll see. I'm certain it's a blessing in disguise. I know that things are tense between John and Mary, but hopefully it works itself out.
See also: itself, out, work
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work itself out

[for a problem] to solve itself. Eventually, all the problems worked themselves out without any help from us. This will work itself out. Don't worry.
See also: itself, out, work
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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