jeter l'éponge

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally translated, "throw the sponge"

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒə.te l‿e.pɔ̃ʒ/

Verb[edit]

jeter l'éponge

  1. (idiomatic) to throw in the towel, to pack it in, to chuck it in