Settle for

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Definition

to settle for: to accept, to agree to (although it is not exactly what you want)
idiom
If there aren't any restaurants open, then I'll settle for fast food. It's not my favourite food but I suppose I'll eat it if there's nothing else available.

Examples

  • "or Las Vegas, but I'd settle for something a little closer to home if the budget won't budge."

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