Give in

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Definition

to give in: to agree; to admit defeat
verb
I'm trying not to give in to the temptation of eating that chocolate cake. I really want to eat it but I'm going to try my hardest not to.

Examples

  • "We have never given in to thinly veiled threats or strong-arming in the past, and we are not about to start now."

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