walk it off

a) To walk or pace in order to relieve a pain or cramp

After six miles into the marathon, I had a stabbing pain in my side, but I was able to walk it off and complete the race.

b) To deal with an negative emotional event without complaint; to take it like a man.

After Emma broke up with him to date a football player, Steve made a valiant effort to just walk it off, but felt he was dying on the inside.

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