From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtake something as it comestake something as it comesto accept something as it happens, without trying to plan for it or change itWe just take each year as it comes.He takes life as it comes. →come
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take something as it comes• I'm not going to worry about it. I'll just take each day as it comes.• I always think the best way of approaching an interview is to take it as it comes.• If I were you, I'd just enjoy each day and take life as it comes.• The only way to manage when you have small kids is to take things as they come.• Just take it as it comes.• That was the only way to treat the war: take it as it comes.• You can't change it, so you take it as it comes.• Ever since Cherith, I've vowed that I'd just take love as it comes - and as it goes.• So take it as it comes, for the moment.