cave in

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The act of relenting.
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It was a cave in, but I let my child have a candy to shut her up.

Submitted on September 01, 2012

Additional definitions for 'cave in':

cave inThe act of something collapsing or caving in.
cave inThe location where something has caved in.
cave incollapse
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