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To try to deal with a problem or difficulty

man up

to start being brave and dealing with a difficult situation

kick something into the long grass

to react to a difficult problem by doing something to make sure that people will forget about it rather than trying to solve it

deal with

to take action to do something, especially to solve a problem

tackle

verb

to make an organized and determined attempt to deal with a problem, often a social problem such as crime or unemployment

combat

verb

to do something in order to try to stop something bad from happening or a bad situation from becoming worse

see about

to deal with or organize something

handle

verb

to take action in order to deal with a difficult situation

face

verb

to accept that a bad situation exists and try to deal with it

address

verb

to try to deal with a problem or question, for example by thinking carefully about it, or by doing things to improve a situation

make the best of something

to try to get a good result despite a bad situation

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