What can’t be cured must be endured

If nothing can be done to improve the situation, we must put up with it. The proverb can be used as a retort to somebody who complains about the weather or the government or noisy motorcycles or whatever it is he particularly objects to.


Related Content

What must be must be

We have no alternative but to bow to the inevitable. It is a philosophical...
Read more →

Prevention is better than cure

It is better to take precautions against a thing happening than to have to...
Read more →

If you do not like it you may lump...

The verb ‘to lump’ means ‘to put up with...
Read more →