take the heat

take` the heat"

(tk`*ht"), phr. 1. To be assigned or to accept the blame for some misdeed; as, Mary broke the vase, but she acted innocent and young Johnny had to take the heat.
[PJC]

2. To withstand high temperature; as, the new radios can take the heat of a black car parked in the sun in Death Valley.
[PJC]

3. Hence: To endure stressful conditions, expecially without signs of difficulty or complaint; as, if you can't take the heat, stay out of the kitchen,
[PJC]

 

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