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cry (or say) uncle

Submitted by ϕιλομαθής on Tue, 17/07/2018 - 13:25

Meanings of "cry (or say) uncle"

English

to admit defeat

Example: Larry and Nick were wrestling on the floor, and
Larry pinned Nick down. When Nick was ready to admit defeat, he cried uncle.

Explained by ϕιλομαθής on Tue, 17/07/2018 - 13:25
Explained by ϕιλομαθής
Russian

признать себя побеждённым; просить пощады; сдаться.

Explained by St. Sol on Sun, 19/08/2018 - 00:24
Explained by St. Sol