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climb down

phrasal verb with climb uk   us   /klaɪm/ verb
to ​changeyouropinion or ​admit that you were ​wrong: The ​government has been ​forced to ​climb down over the ​issue of ​increasedtaxes.
(Definition of climb down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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