knuckle under

[ nuhk-uh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF knuckle under

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR KNUCKLE UNDER

Now, I'm ready any time to knuckle under to a man that's better'n I am.

I'm not going to knuckle under to Louis and his beastly Jews—with a chance like that.

Come, Gildy, knuckle under and eat your humble-pie like a man.

Ill not knuckle under till I have to, said Gilderman, savagely.

On no account would he knuckle under, and debase his sacred profession.

I'd like you to have seen them knuckle under before I left off dealing with them.'

"Oh, the kid will knuckle under, that's certain," snarled Bassett.

If they think we're going to knuckle under to them they're very much mistaken.

We had to knuckle under the whole of the time, to the civil authorities.

Don't want no woman that kin make horse-flesh like that knuckle under.

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