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take it like a man

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True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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Verb

Infinitive
to take it like a man

Third person singular
takes it like a man

Simple past
took it like a man

Past participle
taken it like a man

Present participle
taking it like a man

to take it like a man (third-person singular simple present takes it like a man, present participle taking it like a man, simple past took it like a man, past participle taken it like a man)
  1. To respond to pain, hardship, adversity, or emotional distress in a typical or stereotypical masculine manner, especially without crying, complaining, or becoming emotional
    There was no moping around the house with a depressed disposition when one of my romances turned sour because, as far as my love life went, father expected me to take it like a man.

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