go down in defeat

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go down in defeat

 and go down to defeat
Fig. to submit to defeat; to be defeated. The team went down in defeat again. She fears going down in defeat.
See also: defeat, down
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In 2012, the Massachusetts Ballot Question 2 voter initiative began with nearly 70% approval in many public opinion polls only to go down to defeat 51% to 49%.
TEAM BEDWAS LLANDOVERY 22 19 LLANDOVERY surrendered a seemingly comfortable 16-5 lead to go down to defeat through a last-gasp penalty from Bedwas fly-half Richard Powell.
Then, while both parties claim victory, taxpayers will go down to defeat once again.
In Division Four, West Denton were unlucky to go down to defeat at Corbridge United.
The Brummies romped to their second win of the season at Sheffield, and while their aggregate progression in the Knockout Cup was in no doubt after their 63-25 first-leg win, many expected their battered and bruised line-up to go down to defeat on the night.
After all, did not the same James go down to defeat at the Battle of the Boyne at the hands of that great Belfast hero, William of Orange?
Stourbridge appeared to have earned a draw when Ben Harvey converted a last-gasp try by centre Joe Ewins, only to go down to defeat from the last kick of the game.
Barring another terrorist attack or the apprehension of Osama bin Laden or extreme electoral shenanigans, Bush will probably go down to defeat in November.
The second, if by some strange confluence of events he is, I shall have delayed payment by almost two years, and I will be either completely broke or the stock market will have bounced back on the news that George Bush is likely to go down to defeat in the 2004 election year and I shall be able to afford my folly.
Lazio's only hope is to win and hope for Roma to lose, and Juventus to draw or go down to defeat.
As a matter of fact, didn't the Republicans propose such legislation, only to have it go down to defeat at the hands of the Democrat-controlled Legislature, which has close ties to the powerful teachers union?
Brendan Rodgers watches his Swansea side go down to defeat at Leicester Swansea goalkeeper Dorus de Vries shows his disappointment after Darius Vassell's winner for Leicester at the Walkers Stadium on Monday
2 doubles team of junior Monica Alonso and senior Monica Andrews entered their final set knowing that if they lost, the team would go down to defeat.
ULSTER coach Matt Williams compared Welsh referee Tim Hayes to his mother-in-law after seeing his side go down to defeat at The Stoop.