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give up sth

phrasal verb with give uk   us   /ɡɪv/ verb (gave, given)
to stop owning and using something: They were forced to give up their home because they couldn't pay the mortgage.give up hope to stop hoping that a particular thing will happen: We still haven't given up hope of finding her alive.
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