grit one's teeth
  1. To clench one's teeth together tightly because of pain, anger, or frustration.
  2. (idiom) To face up to a difficult or disagreeable situation and deal with it.
    There's a storm coming, so I grit my teeth and start rowing with all my might.
    Synonyms: face up to, bite the bullet, grin and bear it, suck it up
  • French: serrer les dents
  • Italian: digrignare i denti, stringere i denti
  • Russian: сти́скивать зу́бы

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