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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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Two days later, yielding to pressure for a more forceful response to the biggest domestic crisis of his presidency, Trump singled out the white nationalists whose "Unite the Right" rally was widely seen as stoking the Charlottesville disturbances.
The Bank of Japan expanded stimulus on Friday by doubling purchases of exchange-traded funds (ETF), yielding to pressure from the government and financial markets for bolder action, but disappointing investors who had set their hearts on more audacious measures.
Avoid yielding to pressure from clients who are looking to cut legal expenses.
25% and the cash reserve rate at 4%, yielding to pressure from a weak rupee.
But Iranian leaders have always ruled out yielding to pressure or renouncing their nuclear programme despite worries by the international community.
Mustafa Al Ani, a prominent security expert at the Dubai-based Gulf Research Centre, said Arab leaders today are yielding to pressure and making concessions "as a pre-emptive move to contain negative developments".
Despite signals the Pakistani government is yielding to pressure from Washington to release Raymond Davis, the U.
The change of leadership comes after Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama abruptly announced his resignation on Wednesday, only about eight months after sweeping to power, yielding to pressure from some of his own DPJ lawmakers who had accused him of lacking the ability to lead.
He denied that he resigned yielding to pressure from the BJP, saying parliamentary positions should not be entirely subject to political pressure.
The documents show that the Japanese government, in a rare move, voluntarily chose to set narrow territorial sea limits in the five strategically important straits, even though it was legally entitled to extend its territorial waters further, apparently yielding to pressure from its most important ally.
Yielding to pressure from the Teamsters union (who fear loss of jobs) and safety advocates (who fear unsafe Mexican trucks), a small pilot program allowing Mexican-domiciled trucks to deliver freight in this country was yanked last year in an overwhelming vote by the House who gave a resounding "no" to Mexican trucks.
Yielding to pressure from several shop owners, the commissioners put the Mercado's future site in play.
Yielding to pressure by friends, Rettke showed up at the Mall of America in Minneapolis last spring after hearing auditions for the show would be there.
resigned Friday after only two weeks in the post, apparently yielding to pressure from those seeking to promote the retailer's rehabilitation with the support of its main creditor bank Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank (DKB).