Online Etymology Dictionary, 2010 Douglas Harper Idioms and Phrases with give ballerup center gavekort give In addition to the idioms beginning with give give a kandidat student gave bad name to give a break give a damn give a good account of oneself give a hand give a hang give.
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To inflict as a punishment on another; punish by; impose a sentence of: The judge gave him five years.
(often foll by to) to cause; leadshe gave me to believe that she would come (foll by for) to value (something) atI don't give anything for his promises to perform or present as an entertainmentto give a play to propose as a toastI give you.Old English giefan (W.Meaning "to yield to pressure" is from 1570s.South Midland consider; deem: She's given up to be the kindest woman around here.To bear to a man; deliver (followed by an indirect object She gave him a beautiful baby boy.The window gives on the sea.Jennifer Fallon treason keep (2002).Give of, to devote or contribute generously of: to give of oneself; to give of one's abundance.
Verb (used without object gave, given, giving.
Give is the general word: to give someone a book, permission, etc.
To provide as an entertainment or social function: to give a New Year's Eve party.To deal or administer: to give a blow to someone; to give medicine to a patient.J Crew did not give back the money it incidentally made off of Mrs.To make, do, or perform: to give a start; to give a lurch.Give in, to acknowledge defeat; yield.Explore m Idioms give and take, to compromise in order to cooperate: A willingness to give and take is important for success in marriage.To present voluntarily and without expecting compensation; bestow: to give a birthday present to someone.