yield to pressure

yield to pressure

To give into outside forces urging someone to do something. Sally wasn't even going to apply for that boring job, but she yielded to pressure from her mother and submitted her resume nonetheless.
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Addressing business community of Gugranwala, the Prime Minister Imran Khan reiterated his firm resolves for prompting authentic tax culture and said that government will not yield to pressure tactics being applied to stop the documentation process of the economy.
'My mistake is I didn't yield to pressure and give them an NRO [National Reconciliation Ordinance].
The task force headed by Deputy Commissioner Jehangir Azam Wazir has removed 292 illegal connections so far besides recovering over Rs 179 million dues from defaulters during various inspections across the district Jehangir said the drive against power theft and defaulters would continue indiscriminately and not yield to pressure from any quarter.
The DC said that the drive against power theft and defaulters would continue indiscriminately and not yield to pressure from any quarter.
He called for further stiffer actions if the President failed to yield to pressure from the association.
The board appeared to yield to pressure from oil marketing firms by ordering a forensic audit of the stock positions by December 31.
Beijing "will not be blackmailed or yield to pressure," he added.
'Taiwan will not yield to pressure. Pressure will only make us stronger and bring us together.
"We have a transparent policy and clear position with regard to our relations with the US that (we) will not yield to pressure," Agence France Presse quoted Vaezi as saying.
Naqvi's lawyer, cited by the report, said 'we will not yield to pressure', adding that 'serious discussion on repayment' is underway and 'we can come up with a solution that is satisfactory to all parties involved.' But Naqvi himself will not be attending the hearing since he is in London these days.
Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said in response that he would not yield to pressure from the president, adding that he would wait for law-enforcement bodies' findings on Markauskas' farming business before making his own decision regarding the minister.
Asked what would happen if Mugabe failed to yield to pressure to go, Chris Mutsvangwa told reporters: "We will bring back the crowds and they will do their business".
Download Aoun chairs meeting to address Israel's theft of Lebanese water, says Lebanon will not yield to pressure NNA - President Michel Aoun on Tuesday maintained that Lebanon would not yield to any pressure likely to be exerted in order to give up the right to full investment in its natural water and oil resources.
As a journalist whose views or ideas cannot be censored and who refuses to yield to pressure or threats, I am effectively and physically censored.
The main opposition Law and Justice party's candidate for prime minister in the October election said on Wednesday that the country would not yield to pressure from Juncker over the migrant crisis.