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    #1

    come to terms with

    "There's no right or wrong way to grieve and there's no telling how long it may take to come to terms with loss."

    1) Does the above phrase 'come to terms' mean 'deal with'?

    __________________________________________________ _________

    "She took a long time in coming to terms with her husband's death."

    2) Is the above sentence correct in grammar?

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    #2

    Re: come to terms with

    Not a teacher.

    Yes, come to terms with is to deal with or to learn to accept a large change, like a death.

    Yes, #2 is correct.

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