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Like it or lump it


(Old fashioned) Be satisfied or forget about it. A warning that whether or not you agree with something, it will nonetheless continue. ‘Lump’ may refer to being unhappy such as from being hit so it implies like it or be angry, it doesn’t matter to the one speaking.¬† (Compare to Love it or leave it or Deal with it.)

“That’s the work I expect you to do, either like it or lump it and find another job.”

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