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knuckle under

informal
phrasal verb with knuckle uk   us   /ˈnʌk.l̩/ verb
to accept someone's power over you and do what they tell you to do
Translations of “knuckle under”
in Chinese (Traditional) 屈服, 認輸…
in Chinese (Simplified) 屈服, 认输…
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