something's got to give

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Something's got to give definition

  1. sent.
    Things cannot go on like this.; The stalemate will be broken. : The pressure on me is getting to be too much. Something's got to give.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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