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to start being brave and dealing with a difficult situation
to react to a difficult problem by doing something to make sure that people will forget about it rather than trying to solve it
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
to try very hard to deal with a difficult situation
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
to try to get a good result despite a bad situation
a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time
to allow someone to do something, or to allow something to happen
an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners
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