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English definition of “resign yourself to sth”

resign yourself to sth

phrasal verb with resign     /rɪˈzaɪn/ verb [I or T]
C2 to make yourself accept something that you do not like because you cannot change it: [+ -ing verb] He resigned himself to living alone.Tolerating and enduringCoping and not copingDealing with things or peopleAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyAccepting and agreeingApproving and approval
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