give in


verb (adverb)

(intr) to yield; admit defeat
(tr) to submit or deliver (a document)

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Idioms and Phrases with give in

give in

1

Hand in, submit, as in She gave in her report today. [Early 1600s]

2

Relent, cease opposition, yield, as in I'll give in on this point, or You can have the car—I give in to your arguments. [Early 1600s]

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