TODAY'S PHRASE: "To ride something out"
To ride something out means to get through something that is difficult or unpleasant.
I lost my job and can't spend a lot of money at the moment - I'll just have to ride it out until I get a new one.
Jonathan had never run a marathon before - he was tired even before the halfway mark, but he managed to ride it out and finish the race.
I can't believe the prime minister rode out that scandal and is still in office!