English version

resign yourself to (doing) something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishresign yourself to (doing) somethingresign yourself to (doing) somethingACCEPTto make yourself accept something that is bad but cannot be changedresigned Josh resigned himself to the long walk home. At sixteen, I resigned myself to the fact that I’d never be a dancer. resign
Examples from the Corpus
resign yourself to (doing) somethingLydia was resigning herself to a long stretch of celibacy.Adair, who loves Virgilia, resigns himself to be her confidant and Fergus' mentor.I resign myself to being among them soon enough.I never particularly relished torture, but I resigned myself to it when I arrived in Algiers..He had resigned himself to it.He seems to have resigned himself to living without her.I resigned myself to merciless stick over the coming week.Lucille had seen the Prince's arrival and hasty departure, and had resigned herself to Sharpe's absence.Finally I resign myself to the truth: Anne Frank is dead, she will never write anything else.
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