What does 'Turn the other cheek' mean?
If you turn the other cheek, you are humble and do not retaliate or get outwardly angry when someone offends or hurts you, in fact, you give them the opportunity to re-offend instead and compound their unpleasantness.
- Category: Body and bodily functions
Idioms similar to 'Turn the other cheek'
- Cheek by jowl
- Tongue in cheek
- Turn something on its head
- Turn your nose up
- Turn a blind eye
- Turn a deaf ear
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