“Give in”: phrasal verb meaning.
- Give in
- To do what you initially didn’t want to do. Often after someone or something is tempting you or trying to convince you to do something you don’t want to do or you shouldn’t do, you say no at the beginning but then at the end you agree and say yes.
Other examples of “give in” phrasal verb in a sentence
- They finally gave in to their requests.
- If you keep insisting, he will finally give in.
- Don’t give in to him!
“Give in”: use in context explanation
Dick is trying to lose weight and keep fit. He has even bought a treadmill to be able to exercise every day. Gina is proud of her husband but she’s decided to test him and his strong will. She stands in front of him and keeps showing him junk food and sweets, waving a bar of chocolate in front of his face. This way she wants to see if he is strong enough to resist, continue exercising and not give in. In the meantime, she is eating some sweets herself.