Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “cave in” en inglés

cave in

verb uk phrasal verb with cave   /keɪv/ us  

(FALL)

If a ceiling, roof, or other structure caves in, it breaks and falls into the space below: Because of the explosion, the roof of the building caved in, trapping several people.

(AGREE)

informal to agree to something that you were against before, after someone has persuaded you or threatened you: At first, they refused to sign the agreement, but they caved in when they heard another firm was being approached.
(Definition of cave in from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de cave in
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “cave in” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

bright spark

a person who is intelligent, and full of energy and enthusiasm

Palabra del día

Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.

by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,

Aprende más 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Aprende más