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resort to something

to turn to something that is not the first choice. I hope they don't resort to a lawsuit to accomplish their goals. She will resort to anything to get her way.
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resort to

v.
To adopt some less desirable course of action due to difficult circumstances; have recourse to something: When the electricity went out, we resorted to heating water in the fireplace.
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is thrilled to enter the Florida market with our seventh resort to open and our third beach-front property," said Escapes
The island, with its expansive and beautiful lagoon, will enable the resort to feature 50 over water villas and 30 beachfront villas.
We not only look forward to carrying on the long standing tradition of service and style that marks the resort, but also to investing in the resort to ensure that the property enjoys the same success in the coming decades as it has in the past," said Gary D.