Focus on the pronunciation of give
English definition of “give”
/gɪv/ v [I] (present participle giving, past tense gave, past participle given) (STRETCH)
› to stretch or become looser: New shoes will give a little after you’ve worn them a few times. fig. The negotiations are completely deadlocked, and neither side will give an inch (= each refuses to change its position even a little). give
/gɪv/ n [U] › A cotton sweater doesn’t have much give.