Meaning of “knuckle under” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “knuckle under” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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knuckle under

infml
phrasal verb with knuckle verb

to give up power or control:

The other side is not ready to negotiate, but we won’t knuckle under to their demands.

(Definition of “knuckle under” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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