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give British & World English

Freely transfer the possession of (something) to (someone)

lend colour to British & World English

Make something seem true or probable

not care a straw British & World English

Not have the slightest concern about

have it large British & World English

Go out and enjoy oneself, typically with drink or drugs; go clubbing

put one's mind to British & World English

Direct all one’s attention to (achieving something)

lay odds British & World English

Offer a bet with odds favourable to the other better

give in British & World English

Cease fighting or arguing; admit defeat

give up British & World English

Cease making an effort; admit defeat

give suck British & World English

Give milk from the breast or teat; suckle

give way British & World English

(Of a support or structure) be unable to carry a load or withstand a force; collapse or break

give out British & World English

Be completely used up

give over British & World English

Stop doing something

give birth British & World English

Bear a child or young

give blood British & World English

Allow blood to be removed medically from one’s body in order to be stored for use in transfusions

give tongue British & World English

(Of hounds) bark, especially on finding a scent

give me —— British & World English

I prefer or admire ——

give ground British & World English

Retreat or lose one’s advantage during a conflict or competition

give mouth British & World English

(Of a dog) bark; bay

give pursuit British & World English

(Of a person, animal, or vehicle) start to chase another

give evidence British & World English

Give information and answer questions formally and in person in a law court or at an inquiry

give on to British & World English

(Of a window, door, corridor, etc.) overlook or lead into

give it up British & World English

Applaud a performer or entertainer

give up on British & World English

Stop having faith or belief in

give a fuck British & World English

Be concerned or interested

give rise to British & World English

Cause to happen

give a hand British & World English

Assist in an action or enterprise

give place to British & World English

Be succeeded or replaced by

give voice to British & World English

Allow (a particular emotion or opinion) to be expressed

give and take British & World English

Mutual concessions and compromises

I give you —— British & World English

Used to present a speaker or entertainer or when making a toast

give it laldy British & World English

Do something with vigour or enthusiasm

give me —— in give British & World English

I prefer or admire ——

give in in give British & World English

Cease fighting or arguing; admit defeat

give out in give British & World English

Be completely used up

give up in give British & World English

Cease making an effort; admit defeat

give way in way British & World English

(Of a support or structure) be unable to carry a load or withstand a force; collapse or break

give it a rest British & World English

Used to ask someone to stop talking about something that the speaker finds irritating

not give a fig British & World English

Not have the slightest concern about

give me strength! British & World English

Used as an expression of exasperation or annoyance

give someone skin British & World English

Shake or slap hands together as a gesture or friendship or solidarity

not give a whoop British & World English

Be totally indifferent

give blood in blood British & World English

Allow blood to be removed medically from one’s body in order to be stored for use in transfusions


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