Affronta la vita con grinta

  • Silvia

    Senior Member
    Italian
    I can't think of any good expression right now.

    What about "bear up" or "cheer up"? Or "keep your spirits high?" But why don't you supply us with a little bit of context? Would you be talking to someone who has lost a dear one? In that case my expressions wouldn't be suitable, I guess
     

    Spicy

    Senior Member
    Italian
    I mean if somebody have difficulties........at work for example.
    Maybe this person feel frustrated and do no react against the matter.
    I would like to say him, do not feel depressed but at the contrary that he has to front the situation with....strengh? with....energy? with...a sort of anger?

    I would be very pleased if somebody may help me with german too.
     

    lsp

    Senior Member
    NY
    US, English
    We would more likely say "Hang in there" than "hang on" in the situation you described. "Keep your chin up" is also good to encourage someone not to lose hope (or one's temper).
     
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