carry\ one's\ cross

• carry one's cross
• bear one's cross literary
v. phr.
To live with pain or trouble; keep on even though you suffer or have trouble.

Weak ankles are a cross Joe carries while the other boys play basketball.

We didn't know the cheerful woman was bearing her cross, a son in prison.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • carry one's cross — or {literary}[bear one s cross] {v. phr.} To live with pain or trouble; keep on even though you suffer or have trouble. * /Weak ankles are a cross Joe carries while the other boys play basketball./ * /We didn t know the cheerful woman was bearing …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • carry one's cross — or {literary}[bear one s cross] {v. phr.} To live with pain or trouble; keep on even though you suffer or have trouble. * /Weak ankles are a cross Joe carries while the other boys play basketball./ * /We didn t know the cheerful woman was bearing …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bear\ one's\ cross — • carry one s cross • bear one s cross literary v. phr. To live with pain or trouble; keep on even though you suffer or have trouble. Weak ankles are a cross Joe carries while the other boys play basketball. We didn t know the cheerful woman was… …   Словарь американских идиом

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