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- verb idiomatic To
recognizethat one has been shown to be mistakenor outdone, especially by admittingthat one has made a humiliating error.
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First appeared in the 1870s in America in the form eat boiled crow. Unknown origin - but probably because the meat of the crow is very unappetizing.
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