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capitulate to (someone or something)

To yield or submit to someone or something. Sometimes, you just need to capitulate to your family, in order to keep the peace. I will never capitulate to your outrageous demands!
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capitulate to someone or something

to surrender or submit to someone or something. The general finally capitulated to the enemy. I won't capitulate in this argument.
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I am disappointed that we haven't started with two wins, instead of one point from a possible 10 but this season has got an awful long way to run and we are not going to capitulate after just two games.
But for such a ball of pragmatic optimism to capitulate so quickly and thoroughly at the first sign of trouble is just too, well, Mike Leigh.
They were charged with defending Mosul,Iraq's third biggest city and still in the hands of Saddam Hussein loyalists, According to American television reports the corps,originally 30,000 strong,and the Governor General of the Mosul region in northern Iraq, were prepared to capitulate to US forces.
The West Indies are fancied to beat New Zealand today, but the problem with selling the Kiwis is that it is possible that the inconsistent Windies will capitulate against Stephen Fleming's gritty and determined side.
If the equity were to give up all of the gains and break below support, there is a good deal of optimistic sentiment that could capitulate and add further pressure on the shares.
How can a team so fired up at home capitulate, roll over and play dead, so easily on away grounds.
NUNS coach Chris Tarbuck was scathing in his criticism of his players after watching them capitulate to Wharfedale.
Waterloo refused to capitulate and a late rally produced another fine try by Alex Walton and a conversion by Handley, who took over kicking duties after Hunter retired with a knee injury.
I predict that every SUV driver who isn't already on the anti-war express will finally capitulate and climb aboard.
But superstar batsman Sachin Tendulkar was in no mood to capitulate and hammered the England attack all round the ground.
Blatter said: "This stance represents our determination to ensure football does not capitulate in the face of violence.
org", is concerned that Florida legislators may capitulate and sign prematurely on the dotted line.
Before making the call Yeltsin said: ''Bill Clinton hopes Slobodan Milosevic will capitulate and give up the whole of Yugoslavia.