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.
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.
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.
If there’s a financial crisis, will the Fed give in to pressure to abandon the Bernanke and Yellen approach?
Don’t give in — the seller could be covering up a serious issue with the car. Insist an inspection is done, or rethink your purchase.
The Jets refuse to give in to what those outside their facility say, insisting that the negative outlooks and predictions won't infect the team.
Before that happens, though, give in to your tweedier autumnal impulses.
Conservatives too often gave in to that temptation.
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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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