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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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After six matches, Crystal Palace are the only side in the top 11 with a worse record than Van V Gaal's men, who have conceded nine goals in six games.
After conceding nine goals at Tottenham in season 2009-10 Wigan conceded no goals in their next match, a 1-0 victory at home to Sunderland.
Within six minutes of going a goal down at home to Hereford on Tuesday, Neil Young's side had Michael Kay sent off and conceded again.
our tip 5pts on Hibernian [DG] key stat St Johnstone have conceded six goals in their last three competitive games Last six seasons HW D AW League games 3 2 2 Cup games/other 0 0 1 Backing -PS1.
We haven't conceded a goal in six Championship matches.
Again we conceded goals and that was the most disappointing thing.
Tries conceded by Wales in the Six Nations were 12 in 2000, 15 in 2001, 18 in 2002, 13 in 2003, 13 in 2004, 8 in 2005, 15 in 2006 and nine in 2007.
They are now 14 points clear of nearest rivals WarringtonWolves who conceded twelve fair play points in their 29-28 defeat to Catalans Dragons last Saturday.
The president's strategists conceded that the struggle in the House had been lost and turned grimly to the task of preparing for a Senate trial.
our tip 5pts on Tottenham [DH] key stat Everton have conceded first in seven of their last ten games Last six seasons HW D AW League games 2 3 1 Cup games/other - - - Backing -PS0.
Halifax conceded the most fair play points in Round 12, a total of 24 which leaves them just four points clear of bottom-placed Widnes Vikings.
18 percent of goals Blackburn have conceded have come from set plays this season, lowest percentage in the top flight
The Europeans conceded the putt and before they could attempt their own chip shot to halve the hole and get a much-needed half point, Pepper went into her cheerleader routine, egging on the crowd to a rousing round of applause.
CARLO ANCELOTTI has conceded his title-chasing side need to improve their defending from set pieces after Hull counterpart Phil Brown identified the issue as Chelsea's "Achilles heel".
Alarcon, who announced Thursday that he is dropping a countersuit against Katz as part of a negotiated agreement, said he was glad that Katz dropped his suit and conceded the election.