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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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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.
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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.
See also: concede, to
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Veteran election lawyer and Otso Diretso contender Romulo Macalintal also conceded earlier.
Nigeria came in third on two points with four goals scored and five conceded, while Ethiopia ranked fourth with one point from a draw, scoring no goals and conceding four.
This is not where the misery ended for the bowler, he also conceded the most number of runs in a single spell in this edition of the IPL.
Interestingly, Liverpool have played 90 minutes 13 times without the defender too, making for a fair comparison, and in that time the team have conceded 10 goals.
Goldson& McAULEY GAMES PLAYED 3 GOALS CONCEDED 2 POINTS DROPPED 3 You get the feeling Gerrard would like this partnership to blossom but they were culpable in the 1-0 defeat to Aberdeen at Ibrox.
"The objective for the entire team is a clean sheet so it's frustrating to have conceded. But the most important thing is the result; the victory is more important for me.
Only League One clubs Wigan (23) and Shrewsbury (26) have conceded less in the whole Football League.
The 24-year-old received the accolades just days after being voted the best goalkeeper during the continental championships where she conceded only two goals in six matches as Telkom surrender their title to GRA.
In the entire Serie A 2016-17 season, they had conceded 27 goals.
Real Betis is the second club in La Liga to concede 25 goals, behind Las Palmas, which has conceded 30 goals.
Ireland conceded four against the All Blacks and still won the game.
We're disappointed with the way we conceded the three goals but we've got to regroup because we've got a cup final against Italy now and hopefull itpi it "We'r we con got to re final ag we can show our worth and push ourselves through," he said.
They have conceded 15 league goals in second-half injury time over the last four seasons.
"We were competitive at Arsenal until we conceded a penalty and picked up a red card midway through the second half with the scores level," said Fairweather.