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take sth in your stride

accept and deal with a difficult situation without letting it worry you

be taken aback by sb

be very surprised or shocked by sb

take no notice of sth

to ignore sth

take pleasure in sth

enjoy doing sth

take pity on sb

feel sorry for sb

take advantage of

benefit oneself by treating others unfairly

take exception to

object strongly to; be offended by.

take pride in

To be proud of a situation, sth you achieved

stand sb in good stead

to be useful to someone

snap up

get, acquire or buy something quickly

crop up

happen unexpectedly

part and parcel

essential piece of something