Phrase of the Day (come to terms with)-06NOV20

Phrase of the Day (come to terms with)-06NOV20

Today’s “Phrase of the Day” is “come to terms with” and it is a phrase meaning “to accept oneself to something painful/sad/difficult (situation); reconcile oneself to, come to accept, become accustomed to, adjust to”.

Example Sentence: Whatever else emerges from the US’s 2020 election, one thing is clear: it has not delivered a comprehensive repudiation (rejection) of Donald Trump. The shock of 2016 has not been undone. There is nothing in the result to expiate the humiliation (embarrassment) of the last four years, the disgraceful vulgarity and illegality. Even if Joe Biden is ultimately sworn in as president, the fact that Trump was not booed off the greatest stage in world politics in disgrace will be hard for Biden’s supporters to come to terms with. This is an inconvenient truth not for the US alone, it has implications for the rest of the world too.

This phrase is present in The Guardian article Trump has not been repudiated – a Biden presidency would face obstruction at every level and click here to read it.

Courtesy: The Guardian

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