go down in defeat(redirected from gone down in defeat)
go down in defeat
To lose to an opponent. The team refused to go down in defeat and tied the score in the third period.
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go down in defeatand go down to defeat
Fig. to submit to defeat; to be defeated. The team went down in defeat again. She fears going down in defeat.
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