Brexicon: Surviving challenges and turbulent times

It’s been another dramatic week in British politics. A further day of high drama is guaranteed following the triggering of a vote of no confidence in the Prime Minister this morning by her fellow party members.

Surviving turbulent times is extremely challenging and not for the faint-hearted. Here are some useful expressions for dealing with very demanding situations.

1.      To fight your corner

2.      To give it everything you’ve got

3.      To stand your ground

4.      To have the courage of your convictions 

5.      To weather the storm / To ride out the storm

6.      To roll with the punches

7.      To refuse to bow out

8.      To hold your head high

9.      To withstand the test

10.   To rise to the occasion

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