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give over

UK old-fashioned informal
phrasal verb with give uk   us   /ɡɪv/ verb (gave, given)
to stop doing something, usually something annoying: Oh (do) give over (= stop complaining), it's not my fault! [+ -ing verb] It's time you gave over pretending you're still a teenager.
Translations of “give over”
in Chinese (Traditional) 停止做,別再做(通常指令人不快的事情)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 停止做,别再做(通常指令人不快的事情)…
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