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gave way

phrase
past tense of give way

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1 to fall down or in as a result of physical pressure
  • That old chair is going to give way soon.

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2 to move back or away (as from something difficult, dangerous, or disagreeable)
  • They were urged to give way but chose to stand their ground.

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“Gave way.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gave%20way. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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