Translation of "settle for sth" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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settle for sth

phrasal verb with settle uk /ˈset.əl/ us /ˈset̬.əl/ verb

to accept or agree to something, or to decide to have something, although it is not exactly what you want or it is not the best

无奈接受;勉强同意
They were hoping to sell their car for £2,000, but settled for £1,500. 他们本来希望他们的汽车能卖2000英镑,但后来只得以1500英镑卖掉了。
He wants a full refund and he won't settle for anything less. 他想全额退款,少一分也不行。
She never settles for second best. 她从不甘心于退而求其次。

(Translation of “settle for sth” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)