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tolerance for losing?



ironik
Australia

tolerance for losing?
 
Dear friends,
We can say tolerance for cold, tolerance for medicine, is it common to say" you should have a tolerance for losing?"

edit: or tolerance for failure?

6 Mar 2013      



yanogator
United States

Yes, both are fine.


Bruce

6 Mar 2013     



cunliffe
United Kingdom

Yanoogator Wink is right,  and it īs a useful skill. I teach my students to be magnanimous in victory. I emphasise the other side of the equation: be a good loser, congratulate the winner and shake hands. Occasionally, it works, too!

6 Mar 2013     



ironik
Australia

thanks a lot Heart

7 Mar 2013