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'give way' vs 'yield'



 
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'give way' vs 'yield' #1 (permalink) Tue Nov 06, 2007 12:59 pm   'give way' vs 'yield'
 

English Idioms and Expressions, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #16 "Way Idioms", question 9

In view of the considerable opposition the members agreed to give way.

(a) yield
(b) sustain
(c) suspect
(d) volunteer

English Idioms and Expressions, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #16 "Way Idioms", answer 9

In view of the considerable opposition the members agreed to yield.

Correct answer: (a) yield

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how does yield suits to this?

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'give way' vs 'yield' #2 (permalink) Tue Nov 06, 2007 23:34 pm   'give way' vs 'yield'
 

'Yield' here has the sense of 'give up' or 'surrender'.
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