Definition of 'give way'
Example sentences containing 'give way'
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He wants the UK to follow Europe in forcing motorists to give way. The Sun (2016)I'll wave or nod to anyone if they give way and 20 years ago it seemed most people did likewise. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The age of hysteria should give way to an age of humility. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But what happens when political problems refuse to give way to human problems? The Times Literary Supplement (2013)Or the scream of the crew member who goes for a walk on the ice and finds it gives way under him. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She also gave way on a minimum wage, despite employer concerns. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If beige does give way to colour, you will be the first to know. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Chapter 7 gives ways to counteract insomnia and induce sleep. Beat Jet Lag - arrive alert and stay alert (1991)The normal bustle of the morning rush had given way to subdued reflections of what they had avoided 24 hours earlier. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It enhances your already powerful focus, but you must also give way, often in odd or seemingly unfair situations. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Synonyms of 'give way'
collapse, give, fall, crack
concede, yield, back down, make concessions
Definition of give way from the Collins English Dictionary
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