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concede to (someone or something)

To yield to someone or something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "concede" and "to." He's so stubborn that I doubt he'll ever concede to what I want. The candidate called to concede to his opponent after the final vote was announced.
See also: concede, to
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

concede something to someone or something

to yield something to someone or a group; to grant something to someone or something. At midnight, Ronald conceded the election to his opponent.
See also: concede, to

concede to someone or something

to yield to someone or a group; to give in to someone or a group. In the end we conceded to the demands of the petition. I will not concede to you.
See also: concede, to
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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'Oo nga we conceded in the elections but we will never concede our principles itutuloy po namin ang laban pong ito,' he added.
A lot of the early overperformance was due toAlisson Beckerand his outstanding ability to save shots that the average goalkeeper would concede. The shot in the graphic below is an example of the type that would have a high xG value, but Alisson managed to save it on the day.
"I just think we have to be more relentless or more clever in our defending to make sure we don't concede ods silly goals and then obviously do our part with our attacking play when we do get the ball."
Sometimes when you attack with seven players it's enough, because if not you can concede a counter-attack like we conceded.
Despite the expectation by taxpayer representatives that Pennsylvania would concede the tax liability, the Commonwealth did not, and a hearing in the two cases was held as scheduled.
The fact that the Service eventually loses or even concedes is relevant, but it does not establish that the position was unreasonable; see McIntosh, TC Memo 2001-144, and the authorities cited therein.
Mr Gore made the call at about 2.30am local time from a room at Nashville's War Memorial Plaza, just moments before he was to publicly concede defeat before a rain-drenched crowd.
But I wasn't going to be forced, as if by order of law, to concede that she was thereby a male, because that's a contradiction of the facts.
This is not disengaged scholarship, and Bartov's essays are informed throughout by his conviction that "if historians, as intellectuals, concede their moral neutrality, then they will finally concede their intellectual, political, and moral irrelevance"; he has only harsh words for "proponents of relativism and indeterminacy" who lack "a commitment to truth and morality." (p.
Medical journals aren't known for humor, as their editors will undoubtedly concede. Sometimes, however, a study may provide some amusement, even as the findings convey intriguing information.
that would support the popular assertions about the 'buying' of the Congress." Although his view hasn't changed much, he does grudgingly concede that academic research on political action committees is turning up "a consensus about PAC influence." It shows that influence "tends to be strongest on the narrower, less visible issues before Congress." This should be of no comfort: S&L regulation used to be one of those "less visible" issues.
"IF you don't concede goals then you don't lose matches - simple."
At the Stadium of Light, where confidence is at rock-bottom both on the pitch and on the terraces these days, the contrast between games when Sunderland score first and when they concede first is stark.
Liverpool concede their 20th goal so far this season at Newcastle on Sunday
(There is no need for anyone to concede, because even if they concede, he cannot be proclaimed.)