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To try to deal with a problem or difficulty - synonyms or related words

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



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



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

we’ll have to see about that

to deal with or organize something



to take action in order to deal with a difficult situation



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



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



a title used before a man or woman's name as a gender-neutral alternative to Mr, Ms, etc

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another way of saying congratulations, or that something/someone looks nice or fascinating

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