Examples of give in in a Sentence
give in and have some chocolate
after withstanding hours of begging, their father finally gave in and let them go to the amusement park
Recent Examples of give in from the Web
O'Brien was emphatic that the team will not give in to despair after losing one of the most exciting young players in the game.
There is an undeniable potency to a populist appeal — but mischaracterizing or misunderstanding our problems and giving in to the impulse to scapegoat and belittle threatens to turn us into a fearful, backward-looking people.
And on Tuesday, that ballpark turned out to be Camden Yards, as the Orioles finally gave in to their urge to call up one of the hottest hitters in all the minors.
Wright said that Neal was given in-school suspension for disobeying a teacher Wednesday morning, before being suspended from campus for failing to do his assignment while in that suspension.
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly also attacked Wilson without using her name and incorrectly recounting a 2015 FBI dedication ceremony speech that Wilson gave in Miramar.
Young's claim stems from an interview Duggan gave in response to questions about the city's awarding in 2014 of lucrative demolition contracts.
That sounds like a lot like the reason Flake gave in his speech on the Senate floor.
Kelly also criticized a speech Wilson gave in 2015 at the dedication of an FBI building in Miami.
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First Known Use of give in
give in Synonyms
Synonymsbow, cave (in), yield, submit, succumb, surrender
Antonymshold off, resist
Related Wordscater (to), gratify, indulge, wallow; acquiesce (to), concede (to); buckle (under), knuckle under; give over (to)
Near Antonymsbattle, breast, combat, confront, counter, defy, face, fight, meet, object, oppose, repel; thwart, withstand; reject; bridle, check, constrain, curb, inhibit, restrain, stifle
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