cry uncle

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To beg for mercy; to give up; to ask to stop (something painful or unbearable).
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Anyone who doesn't cry uncle after the first week will probably last the season.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

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grito tio

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  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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