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say uncle

US informal to ​admitfailure
(Definition of say uncle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “say uncle”
in Chinese (Simplified) 承认失败,认输…
in Chinese (Traditional) 承認失敗,認輸…
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