concede to (someone or something)

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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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Talk of these cuts is a deliberate measure to test if Pakistan is willing to concede to US's demands, which in this situation, are for Pakistan to reconsider its 'repeated refusal' to grant the United States access to a Haqqani network operative, who was allegedly captured by Pakistani forces during an October raid to free a Canadian-American family.
However, Netanyahu refused to concede to US demands for a complete halt to all settlement expansion, as set out in the "road map".
We're insisting that they concede to us in advance of negotiations that issue over which negotiations should be held.
They claim Lee was too quick to concede to US demands for access to South Korea's market to win favour with Washington and garner support in Congress for a bilateral free trade agreement the two countries struck last year.