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Ride out

DEFINITION

Survive. To ‘ride out’ suggests that a temporary occurrence will come to an end and one must just live through it. (Compare to Fend-off.)

“The hurricane struck and we had to ride out the storm for one day.”

“Since dad quit smoking he is hard to live around, but I know if I can ride out his bad temper, his mood will improve.”

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