Definition of cave in phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cave in

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cave in

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cave in on somebody

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cave in on something

 
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(of a roof, wall, etc.) to fall down and towards the centre The ceiling suddenly caved in on top of them. related noun cave-in
to finally do what somebody wants after you have been strongly opposing them The President is unlikely to cave in to demands for a public inquiry. see also caving
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