English version

turn the other cheek

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishturn the other cheekturn the other cheekFORGIVEto deliberately avoid reacting in an angry or violent way when someone has hurt or upset you cheek
Examples from the Corpus
turn the other cheekAnyway, all I can remember is something about turning the other cheek which I don't believe in.Peregrine responded by turning the other cheek.Maintaining our resolve for peace does not mean, however, turning the other cheek.No bottling up for me; no turning the other cheek for Walt.It's hard to turn the other cheek when someone insults you.
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