throw in the towel

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الإنجليزية - التركية
الإنجليزية - الإنجليزية
to quit; to give up
(deyim) to admit defeat or failure
drop out: give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat; "In the second round, the challenger gave up"
give up, concede
throw in the towel


    throw in the tow·el

    التركية النطق

    thrō în dhi taul


    /ˈᴛʜrō ən ᴛʜē ˈtoul/ /ˈθroʊ ɪn ðiː ˈtaʊl/

    علم أصول الكلمات

    () From the traditional signal from a boxer's support staff of throwing such an item into a boxing ring to indicate that the contestant cannot continue the match and is forfeiting to the opponent.