Meaning of “swallow your words” in the English Dictionary

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"swallow your words" in British English

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swallow your words

to be forced to admit that something you have said has been shown to be wrong:

I had to swallow my words when the project turned out to be a great success.

(Definition of “swallow your words” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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