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throwing in the towel

phrase
variants: also throwing in the sponge
present participle of throw in the towel

Synonyms & Antonyms of throwing 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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throwing in

throwing in the towel

throwing off

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“Throwing in the towel.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/throwing%20in%20the%20towel. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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