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Chuck up the sponge   /tʃək əp ðə spəndʒ/   Listen
Chuck up the sponge

verb
1.
Give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat.  Synonyms: drop by the wayside, drop out, fall by the wayside, give up, quit, throw in, throw in the towel.






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