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8 phrases found for the topic Resignation

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Phrase: Bark at the moon

Meaning: To complain about something without much hope of succeeding. You may use "bay" or "howl" instead of "bark".

Examples:
I think you are barking at the moon, and will not get the pay rise. The boss is very mean/stingy.
Asking the boss for a pay increase is howling at the moon. She is very stingy with money.

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Phrase: Count your blessings

Meaning: Do not complain, and accept things as they are

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Phrase: Grin and bear it

Meaning: Do or accept something without complaining

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Phrase: Look on the bright side

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Phrase: Throw in the towel (or sponge) / Chuck in the towel

Meaning: To give up:
You cannot throw in the sponge now after all we have been through
They left us with no choice, but to chuck in the towel

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Phrase: Toe the line

Meaning: To behave as you are bidden, expected (even if you disagree).

Examples:
If you do not toe the line, you will be expelled. (=If you do not obey, ...)
When there is no competition, everybody has to toe the line, or else they will have to face the consequences.
I do not like politicians without personality, that is, those that always toe the party line, no matter what happens.
Those that do not toe the line are at a disadvantage. It is easier to toe the line. Sheep toe the line.
They were fined 500 euros for not toeing the line.
Google, which is a big brother and ought to be avoided at all costs, has waved the big stick on the websites that do not toe the line. They may be penalized.

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Phrase: What cannot be cured must be endured

Meaning: If you cannot have the solution to anything, start living with it

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Phrase: You have made your bed, and you must lie on it

Meaning: Accept the consequences of what you have done

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