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a towel: a rectangular piece of absorbent material used for drying (oneself, the dishes, etc.)
to throw in the towel to quit, to give up, to resign
UK: When I got out of the water, I realised I'd forgotten my towel.
US: Could you throw me that towel please?
- "You can come over, as long as you bring some rum, some rubber gloves and a towel."
- "Would you get a towel, Icarus Quincy?"
- "Icarus : While I was in the restroom, I was washing my hands, and a man offered to dry them with a silk towel."
- "Please hand me a towel."
- "Would you care for a warm towel?"
- "I'd like a first class ticket: Champagne, whisky, hand towels, the works!"
- "I will take a towel, Cindy."
- "Icarus's mom : Icarus, if you're going to be sick, would you at least get a towel?"
- "If you haven't noticed, I am wearing a towel."
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