- 1 (evidence) his reaction was a dead giveaway su reacción lo delató her accent is a real giveaway el acento la delata or [colloquial/familiar] la vende
- 2 2.1 (free gift) regalo (masculine) the aid program is nothing more than a giant giveaway [pejorative/peyorativo] el programa de ayudas no es más que un despilfarro sin sentido (before noun/delante del nombre) a giveaway budget un presupuesto que beneficia al contribuyente ([ rebajando impuestos etc ]) at giveaway prices a precio de regalo 2.2 (sth easily done, obtained) that last question was a giveaway la última pregunta estaba regalada or tirada [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
- At the ABC's internal local radio awards, the gong for best promotion went to a giveaway of a free trip to France.
- Free giveaways for the first 100 people at each campus.
- That probably doesn't mean shattered windows and office occupations, but more likely petitions and free food giveaways like one held last March.
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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.