Discussion :: Idioms and Phrases - Section 2 (Q.No.125)
In the following questions four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase italicised and underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of idiom/phrase.
In spite of the immense pressure exerted by the militants, the Government has decided not to give in.
Answer: Option B
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|Payel Das said: (Aug 11, 2012)|
|What is the meaning of yield here ?|
|Mrudu said: (Sep 5, 2012)|
|"Give in" phrase meaning implies that to "yield to another wish or opinion...."|
|Mayuri said: (Nov 24, 2012)|
Assent or agree to a demand, request, or treaty.
Assume an office or position.
assent - agree - consent - comply - accept - acquiesce
|Raza said: (Jan 4, 2014)|
|I think "accede" should be the answer because accede means "to agree to someone's demand".|
|Priya Rani said: (Aug 11, 2014)|
|Yes the correct answer should be "accede" because its synonym is "give in" itself.|
|Nivedita Katare said: (Sep 14, 2014)|
|Yield here means "surrender".
So it means in spite of immense pressure on them, they didn't surrender.
|Art said: (Nov 2, 2014)|
|This question should not be valid on a test because both yield and accede are plausible answers.|
|Geetanjali Rathore said: (Nov 20, 2014)|
|Accede has to be the correct answer as it literally means to "give in".|
|Vineet Singh said: (Jan 15, 2016)|
|Both the words 'Accede' and 'Yield' do justice to the context and are synonymous. Faulty question.|
|Arvind said: (Sep 20, 2016)|
|Isn't oblige a form of acceptance in pressure?|
|Aniket said: (Nov 7, 2016)|
|'Accede' should be the correct answer.|
|Priyanka said: (Sep 23, 2018)|
|Yes, it can be accede as well because it means to agree to a demand.|
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