brace oneself for

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Verb1.brace oneself for - prepare mentally or emotionally for something unpleasant
inure, indurate, harden - cause to accept or become hardened to; habituate; "He was inured to the cold"
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It would be wise to brace oneself for disaster in case our masters fail to agree.
The Badlapur actor feels Bollywood is 'quite heady' and it is very difficult to brace oneself for the journey in the industry.