to take everything in one's stride

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    I don't know the origin, but if you think of a hurdler jumping hurdles, then that runner is "taking each hurdle in his stride", meaning that he doesn't interrupt his rythm when jumping each hurdle.

    Generalising, we would all like to:

    overcome all set-backs easily = take everything (that happens to us) in our stride (without it causing too much interruption to our day-to-day life).


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    Thank You, it help me to translate "a thought for today"

    about EASINESS into polish

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    i rather play in translating,
    although, have a good day
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