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throw in the towel

phrase
variants: also throw in the sponge

Synonyms & Antonyms of throw in the towel

to cease resistance (as to another's arguments, demands, or control)
  • The badly beaten wrestler finally had to throw in the towel.

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throw in the towel

thrown

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“Throw in the towel.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/throw%20in%20the%20towel. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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