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Essential English Phrasal Verbs - Episode 9

Essential English Phrasal Verbs - Episode 9

 

1. give away sth or give sth away
FREE
 to give something to someone without asking for payment
 
Dictionary example:
  • The shop is giving away a sample pack to every customer.
  • She decided to give away everything she had and go to a place where nobody could find her.

 

 
2. give in sth or give sth in
 to give a piece of written work or a document to someone for them to read, judge or deal with
 
Dictionary example:
  • Have you given that essay in yet?

 

 
3. give in
AGREE
 to finally agree to what someone wants, after refusing for a period of time
 
Dictionary example:
  • He nagged me so much for a new bike that eventually I gave in.
  • What you should do is talk to your parents and explain your problem to them. [Your] parents may give in!

 

 
4. give out sth or give sth out
 to give something to a large number of people
 
Dictionary examples:
  • Please give these worksheets out, Maria.
  • I've said I'll give out leaflets for them in town.
  • At the concert, what I had to do was to give out refreshments to the audience.

 

 
5. give up sth or give sth up
 to stop doing a regular activity or job
 
Dictionary example:
  • We're going to give up our sports club membership after this year.
  • I believe that you should continue sports rather than music for as you mentioned in your letter you have always done sports and you can't give all that up for music classes.

 

 

Essential English Phrasal Verbs - Episode 9