gut out

gut out

vb
(tr, adverb) slang chiefly US and Canadian to endure (difficulties) with bravery and persistence (esp in the phrase gut it out)
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That's why it's no surprise that the Beermen had enough poise to gut out the 72-70 win over Ginebra on Sunday, prompting team captain Arwind Santos to unearth the old San Miguel mantra of 'Iba na ang may pinagsamahan (We go a long way).