take it on the chin

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To accept a difficult situation without complaining
to receive the full brunt of something

why do I have to take it on the chin for something I didn't do? If you did it, you have to learn to take it on the chin.

(deyim) to be badly beaten or hurt
(deyim) to accept without complaint something bad that happens to you; accept trouble or defeat calmly

a good football player can take it on the chin when his team loses.

(deyim) to stand up to something adverse, such as criticism
(deyim) if you take something on the chin, something bad happens to you and you take it directly without fuss
to be brave and not to complain when bad things happen to you or people criticize you

Arda took it all on the chin, though some members of his team were very upset by the criticism they received.

(deyim) to have a lot of bad things happen to you or to be criticized a lot

company has been taking it on the chin in recent months, but the future looks much brighter now and their sales are picking up.

undergo failure or defeat
take something on the chin
(deyim) To gracefully accept criticism

It's good to be able to tell people what they do wrong, but it is equally important to be able to take it on the chin when they tell you what you have done wrong.

take it on the chin

    Turkish pronunciation

    teyk ît ôn dhi çîn


    /ˈtāk ət ˈôn ᴛʜē ˈʧən/ /ˈteɪk ɪt ˈɔːn ðiː ˈʧɪn/

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