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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Sereno has repeatedly said that she will not yield to pressure asking her to resign.
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".
I told him that I am your daughter, trained by you, will neither cower down, nor yield to pressure and nothing will deter me from taking up the cudgels against transgression and injustice,' Maryam Nawaz added in her tweet.
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.
Rouhani said the world has come to realize that the Iranian nation and government would in no way yield to pressure in nuclear negotiations, adding "the other side clearly knows that this government and nation are not used to submissiveness".
Saudi might have to yield to pressure from other Opec countries and probably there might be some restrictions on supply side to increase the prices.
AfriForum warned that they will report South African sports bodies to international sports authorities, should they yield to pressure to implement racial quotas, while trade union Solidarity indicated that the implementation of quotas would be unlawful, as it was contrary to the Employment Equity Act.
The coalition government argues it deserves some slack after delivering the biggest budget deficit reduction ever recorded in the euro zone, and Greece's president has said the country would not yield to pressure from foreign lenders to impose more budget austerity.
We need to call on the Government not to yield to pressure from the drinks industry to set the minimum price too low.
Iran has many times proved that it would never yield to pressure and unjust moves, aimed at abandoning its legitimate and legal rights, and definitely by resistance in the framework of the fundamentals of justice seeking and belief in international peace and stability, in the future, too, we would not yield to such methods and we remind the point to the leaders of the western countries that any confrontation move against the independence and advancement of the independent countries would lead to further complication of the present day world crises, and the aftermaths of such un-thoughtful decisions and efforts aimed at tension building would be on the shoulders of the European Union.
Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani declared Thursday that Pakistan will not yield to pressure from the United States to ''do more'' in the U.
Regarding the US House of Representatives' resolution to cut aid to the Palestinian Authority if it sought United Nations recognition of a Palestinian state, he said that the Palestinian leadership will not yield to pressure.
It is a reminder that one should neither rush to make judgments nor yield to pressure for taking swift and thoughtless actions against anyone without due process and without fair and independent investigations, he said.