to weather
phrasal in the direction from which the wind is blowing

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • weather the storm — {v. phr.} To survive some disaster. * /When Peter and Sue started their business they had very little money, but in a year they weathered the storm./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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