something has (got) to give

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Definition of something has (got) to give

used to say that someone or something has to stop trying to resist or oppose somethingFor the strike to be settled, something has (got) to give!

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“Something has (got) to give.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/something%20has%20%28got%29%20to%20give. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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