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yield to sth

phrasal verb with yield uk   us   /jiːld/ verb

(AGREE)

to agree to do something that you do not want to do or should not do: It's very easy to yield to temptation and spend too much money. "We will not yield to pressure," said the president.

(STOP)

C1 US (UK give way) to stop in order to allow other vehicles to go past before you drive onto a bigger road
Translations of “yield to sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 服從, 服從,順從,屈服於…
in Chinese (Simplified) 服从, 服从,顺从,屈服于…
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