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settle for something

phrasal verb with settle  us   /ˈset̬·əl/ verb
to ​agree to or ​accept something, ​although it is not what you ​want: They were hoping to ​selltheircar for $2000 but settled for $1500.
(Definition of settle for something from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “settle for something”
in Arabic يَكتَفي…
in Korean -에 만족하다…
in Portuguese conformar-se com algo, aceitar algo…
in Catalan conformar-se amb ac…
in Japanese ~で妥協する…
in Italian accettare qualcosa, accontentarsi di qualcosa…
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