accept that


: to consider (something) to be true
He was unwilling to accept that he could no longer play as he once had.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web One’s ability to focus on the first (entertainment) will depend on one’s willingness to accept that the documentary isn’t really aspiring to be the second (journalism). Daniel Fienberg, The Hollywood Reporter, 30 May 2023 While many likely accept that aesthetic choices naturally change over time and fashion is a mode of expression, the musical artist has clearly been receiving some negative feedback for her recent style evolution. Aimée Lutkin, ELLE, 28 May 2023 When basketball star Troy secretly tries out for the musical with a cute new girl at school, his friends and dad struggle to accept that part of him in this beloved DCOM. Stacey Grant, Seventeen, 12 May 2023 Stephen Curry is far from ready to accept that these Warriors are done chasing championships together. Janie Mccauley,, 13 May 2023 How can anyone in a position of power at West Virginia accept that? Dan Wolken, USA TODAY, 9 May 2023 Business leaders have come to accept that supply chain volatility will continue for the foreseeable future. Jens Gamperl, Forbes, 21 Apr. 2023 Reluctantly, Veronika is forced to accept that the boy isn’t an illusion. Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 24 Feb. 2023 Frequent flyers accept that some of the best tips and tricks come and go as well. Scott Mcmurren, Anchorage Daily News, 12 Feb. 2023 See More

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“Accept that.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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