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not give an inch
To not move, change, or shift in any way at all. My brother doesn't give an inch once he gets an idea in his head, so don't bother trying to reason with him. I can't believe how tight this bolt is on here—it won't give an inch!
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not budge/give/move an ˈinchrefuse to change your position, decision, etc. even a little: We tried to negotiate a lower price but they wouldn’t budge an inch.
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