take the rough with the smooth

take the rough with the smooth
стойко переносить превратности судьбы, мужественно встречать невзгоды

...the rough, unfortunately, has to be taken with the smooth. But life's frightfully jolly sometimes. (J. Galsworthy, ‘The Patrician’, part II, ch. XII) — ...У судьбы, к сожалению, припасены для нас не только розы, но и шипы. Впрочем, иногда жизнь бывает ужасно приятна.

...I'm prepared to take the rough, with the smooth. I'm not the woman to desert a sinking ship. (W. S. Maugham, ‘Theatre’, ch. XVI) — ...я готова стойко переносить превратности судьбы. Я не из тех женщин, которые сбегают с тонущего корабля.

Your papa has given us a bit of a doing. But, oh, well, in our job we have to learn to take the rough with the smooth. (A. J. Cronin, ‘The Northern Light’, part II, ch. 2) — Ваш папаша заставил нас порядком попотеть. Но что поделаешь: в нашей работе всякое бывает.


Большой англо-русский фразеологический словарь. - М.: «Русский язык-Медиа».. 2006.

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