bite the bullet
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Bite the bullet

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Meaning: To accept something difficult or unpleasant

Origin: In the olden days, when doctors were short on anesthesia or time during a battle, they would ask the patient to bite down on a bullet to distract from the pain. The first recorded use of the phrase was in 1891 in The Light that Failed.

Ex1.
decisions have to be taken and as director you have got to bite the bullet

Ex2.
You are just going to have to bite the bullet and make the best of it

Ex3.
Jim bit the bullet and accepted what he knew had to be

Ex4.
I hate going to the dentist, but I’ll just have to bite the bullet

Ex5.
The teacher knew I cheated so i had to bite the bullet and confess

 

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