Boxing

take it on the chin

Meaning: this is a boxing metaphor meaning don't shy away from difficulty

Example: You're going to have to take it on the chin when your father gets home and sees what you've done. Read on

throw in the towel

Meaning: to quit

Example: His trainer told Rocky that he would throw in the towel if he did not start throwing punches. Read on

down and out

down and out Meaning: – homeless or penniless person – someone who has no home, no job and no money – poor and unlucky, bumming and boozing – … Read on

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look on the bright side

Meaning: always try to see the good things even in bad situations

Example: Don't worry about your exam score; look on the bright side. It is a significant improvement from the previous exam. Read on

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