Bedeutung von "give up something" Essential English Dictionary

give up something

phrasal verb with give uk /ɡɪv/ verb (giving, gave, given)

B1 If you give up something bad, such as smoking, you stop doing it or having it:

I gave up smoking two years ago.

B1 to stop doing an activity or piece of work before you have completed it, usually because it is too difficult:

I gave up trying to help her.

B1 to stop doing a regular activity or job:

Are you going to give up work when you have your baby?

(Definition von "give up something" von Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)