knuckle under

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İngilizce - Türkçe
{f} boyun eğmek
{f} teslim olmak
yelkenleri suya indirmek
teslim ol
{f} pes etmek
knuckle under to
(deyim) boyun eğmek
İngilizce - İngilizce
To yield or cooperate when pressured or forced to do so

Nothing shall induce me! he said. . . . The man is a ruffian. I won't knuckle under to him!.

{f} surrender, give in
If you knuckle under, you do what someone else tells you to do or what a situation forces you to do, because you realize that you have no choice. It is arguable whether the rebels will knuckle under The United States, he said, did not knuckle under to demands. = give in, buckle under
knuckle under