Definition of 'gave'
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Example sentences containing 'gave'
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I idly flicked through the pages for half an hour or so then gave up. THE EXECUTION (2002)Jenga waited until nearly half of the Kariens were past the markers before he finally gave the signal. TREASON KEEP (2002)
They can't find who killed LeVonne either, even though I gave 'em a good description. RUNNING FROM THE LAW (2002)
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