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English definition of “give yourself over/up to sth”

give yourself over/up to sth

phrasal verb with give     /ɡɪv/ verb (gave, given)
to spend all your time and energy doing or feeling something: After her death he gave himself over to grief .Acting and actsDealing with things or people
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