give ground

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But the weight was so tremendous that they began to give ground.

Gradually the Royal Fusiliers were compelled to give ground.

Mark's superior strength began to force Jarvis to give ground.

Not only did they give ground but they came back—some of them—half-way to the sea.

I cared not a jot for Carford's anger, and was determined not to give ground.

They were forced to give ground, however, as the odds were heavy.

Discoveries in time past give ground for expectation of discoveries in time to come.

Under these circumstances the Moslems made fresh efforts, and after a while a part of the Persian army was forced to give ground.

So furiously did they attack him that, foot by foot, he was forced to give ground.

It not only ceased its victorious advance, but it began to give ground.

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