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Meaning of “give in” - Learner’s Dictionary

give in

phrasal verb with give     /ɡɪv/ verb ( past tense gave, past participle given)
AGREE B1 to finally agree to what someone wants after a period when you refuse to agree: We will never give in to terrorists' demands.Accepting and agreeing reluctantlyAccepting and agreeingApproving and approval
STOP B1 to accept that you have been beaten and agree to stop competing or fightingLosing and being defeatedScoring, winning and losing in sport
(Definition of give in from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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