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You searched for to fess up to admit

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    Eat humble pie

    To be humbled, to admit one`s error and apologize

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    Eat one`s words

    To take back something that one has said, to admit that something is not true

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    Make (someone) eat crow

    To cause someone to admit an error or retract a statement

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    Throw in the towel/sponge

    To quit, to admit defeat, to stop fighting (in a boxing match a towel is thrown into the ring to admit defeat)

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    Eat crow

    To admit that you are mistaken or defeated

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    Throw up one`s hands (in despair/frustration)

    To stop trying, to admit that one cannot succeed

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    In one's heart of hearts

    To know that something is true even though you may not want to admit it or believe it

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    Brock Yates

    I admit to wasting my life messing around with fast cars and motorcycles.

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    Mason Cooley

    Cats are inquisitive, but hate to admit it.

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    B. R. Ambedkar

    Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.

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    Mary Roberts Rinehart

    I never saw a lawyer yet who would admit he was making money.

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    Bertrand Russell

    In America everybody is of the opinion that he has no social superiors, since all men are equal, but he does not admit that he has no social inferiors, for, from the time of Jefferson onward, the doctrine that all men are equal applies only upwards, not downwards.

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    Bruce Lee

    Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.

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    Steve Jobs

    Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.

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    To fess up

    To admit

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