Roll With The Punches

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It can be hard to not get upset or flustered when things start to go wrong and times get rough.

But when the rough and tumble comes, some people are much better at just getting on with it, plugging away and in short, rolling with the punches.

Now where does this phrase come from? The obvious thing to suggest would be that it was something to do with boxing, and indeed it is where it comes from.

Now, those who take the punches as well as possible rather than avoiding them completely can apparently actually do better in boxing than those who always do everything they can to avoid any punches, and so the phrase of rolling with the punches for anyone who takes what life throws at them, no pun intended.

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