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give out

verb uk phrasal verb with give   /ɡɪv/ (gave, given) us  
If a machine or part of your body gives out, it stops working: At the end of the race his legs gave out and he collapsed on the ground.
Translations of “give out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 出毛病, 停止運作…
in Russian переставать работать, отказывать…
in Turkish pes etmek, durmak, bitmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 出毛病, 停止运转…
in Polish odmówić posłuszeństwa…
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