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settle for something

phrasal verb with settle
 
/ˈset·l/ verb ( present participle settling, past tense and past participle settled)
to accept or agree to something, or to decide to have something, although it is not exactly what you want or it is not the best
conformar-se amb ac
They were hoping to sell their car for £2,000, but settled for £1,500. He wants a full refund and he won’t settle for anything less. She never settles for second best.
Translations of “settle for something”
in Korean -에 만족하다…
in Arabic يَكتَفي…
in Portuguese conformar-se com algo, aceitar algo…
in Japanese ~で妥協する…
in Italian accettare qualcosa, accontentarsi di qualcosa…
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