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We went upstairs and we read the script and we gave our thoughts about it. The Sun (2016)The new drug is not a cure but may give her more time. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They just give lies on top of other lies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You just give a little touch and you get a lot from what was there. The Sun (2016)So this fairly long exposure gives the sense of movement. Smithsonian Mag (2017)The moon makes you wiser about love and you get the right balance between give and take. The Sun (2016)Just want to give something back. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In most cases trained officers give sympathetic, effective and admirable support. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's hard to say more without giving too much away. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At some stage the long housing boom has to come to an end, given the expected pressure on consumer spending next year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Two errors in the procedure adopted in the present case gave rise to concern. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Or were the cups given a little help? The Sun (2012)Was the captaincy something you had given much thought to before? Times, Sunday Times (2009)She had just about given up on life by then. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Turing opted for the latter and was given a long course of female hormone pills. The Sun (2012)They may give a little extra money. Christianity Today (2000)They access help step by step and have to take what is given to them by doctors. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Get it wrong and they may not want to give it another try. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Remember that real love means giving each other the time to be sure. The Sun (2008)The generals must be given fresh reasons for discontent. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And they are also too pressed to give cases the time that they need. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is also worth remembering that a little sunshine can give your health a boost. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The joy of science comes from really understanding something and not just giving a correct answer. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Now he faces pressure to give it up. The Sun (2016)It gives them something totally different to talk about. Times, Sunday Times (2015)People who had thought a lot about others and given of themselves without thought of reward. CELEBRATING SECOMBE: A Tribute to Sir Harry Secombe (2002)Tackling the gangs will take more than giving thugs long sentences or increasing police patrols. The Sun (2011)The censors may not have given their move much thought. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I just knew that performing gave you confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I'm not saying his popularity gives him licence to say what he likes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'give'
British English: give /ɡɪv/ VERB
If you give someone something, you let them have it to keep.
We always give our mother flowers on her birthday.
- American English: give
- Arabic: يُعْطِي
- Brazilian Portuguese: dar
- Chinese: 给
- Croatian: dati
- Czech: dát
- Danish: give
- Dutch: geven
- European Spanish: dar
- Finnish: antaa
- French: donner
- German: geben
- Greek: δίνω
- Italian: dare
- Japanese: 与える
- Korean: ...에게 ...을 주다
- Norwegian: gi
- Polish: dać
- European Portuguese: dar
- Romanian: a da
- Russian: давать
- Spanish: dar
- Swedish: ge
- Thai: ให้
- Turkish: vermek
- Ukrainian: давати
- Vietnamese: cho
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