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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.
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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.
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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.
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They do concede fewer goals when Krul between the sticks, 2.
You can't concede three goals and expect to get points from games, and we haven't two weeks running.
This season Middlesbrough conceded 13 goals fewer than Watford but if they are promoted they might concede only three fewer.
It is pretty gut-wrenching to concede soft, late tries.
With a team like this you are always taking risks and if you make a mistake you concede a goal," he added.
And I think City will take heart from the fact United concede goals easily.
It concerns us because a team like Man City cannot expect to concede four goals at home.
We didn't score, but we can't concede a counter-attack like this.
If we go a goal up and it hits the 60-65 minute mark, it's like the boys start thinking 'alright, we're going to concede again.
We don't concede a lot of opportunities, but our opponents are being more efficient than us.
A simple calculation would have told him pro rata we would probably concede more than 60 goals over the full season.
Someone who removes a cart can be fined $50, but officials concede that violators are never cited or fined.
While Justice Scalia does not concede that we have executed an innocent person, he does acknowledge the risk of that happening, albeit one that is so small that it's barely there.
Under the new guidelines the IRS will not settle unless taxpayers concede (agree to the disallowance of) 100% of the claimed losses or deductions, reduced only by the amount of transaction costs up to 10% of such claimed losses or deductions.
As explained in TEI's Comments Foster Taxpayer Victories in Pennsylvania, there were positive indications that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania had decided to concede two cases involving the issue of when deferred compensation becomes subject to the Commonwealth's personal income tax.