take things as they are

take things as they are
(take things as they are (или come))
быть довольным своей судьбой, примириться с существующим положением вещей, легко или философски относиться к происходящему

From him Lanny had got his merry brown eyes and rosy cheeks, also his happy disposition and willingness to take things as they came. (U. Sinclair, ‘World's End’, ch. 2) — Ланни унаследовал от отца веселые карие глаза и розовые щеки, а также легкий характер и готовность принимать вещи как они есть.


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

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