Translation: from english

take something on the chin

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  • take something on the chin — informal phrase to accept something unpleasant in a brave way without complaining You have to take it on the chin and come back fighting. Thesaurus: to be patient, and to not complain too muchsynonym Main entry: chin …   Useful english dictionary

  • take something on the chin — informal to accept something unpleasant in a brave way without complaining You have to take it on the chin and come back fighting …   English dictionary

  • take it on the chin — If you take something on the chin, something bad happens to you and you take it directly without fuss …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • take it on the chin —    If you take something on the chin, something bad happens to you and you take it directly without fuss.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    When you take it on the chin, you are brave and accept adversity, criticism or defeat without… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Take it on the chin —   If you take something on the chin, something bad happens to you and you take it directly without fuss …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • take it on the chin — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To be badly beaten or hurt. * /Our football team really took it on the chin today. They are all bumps and bruises./ * /Mother and I took it on the chin in the card game./ 2. To accept without complaint something bad that… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take it on the chin — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To be badly beaten or hurt. * /Our football team really took it on the chin today. They are all bumps and bruises./ * /Mother and I took it on the chin in the card game./ 2. To accept without complaint something bad that… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take it on the chin — verb undergo failure or defeat • Hypernyms: ↑fail, ↑go wrong, ↑miscarry • Verb Frames: Somebody s * * * phrasal : to undergo complete defeat, failure, or frustration : endure punishment …   Useful english dictionary

  • take it on the chin — AND take it on the nose 1. tv. to stand up to something adverse, such as criticism. □ They laid some rude chops on him, but he took it on the chin. □ I knew he could take it on the nose. 2. tv. to receive the full brunt of something. □ …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • take\ it\ on\ the\ chin — v. phr. informal 1. To be badly beaten or hurt. Our football team really took it on the chin today. they are all bumps and bruises. Mother and I took it on the chin in the card game. 2. To accept without complaint something bad that happens to… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • chin — [ tʃın ] noun count ** the center of the bottom part of your face, below your mouth and above your neck (keep your) chin up SPOKEN used for telling someone to be brave and happy even though they are in a difficult situation: Come on, chin up! We… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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