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English definition of “give yourself up”

give yourself up

phrasal verb with give     /ɡɪv/ verb (gave, given)
to allow the police or an enemy to take you as a prisoner: The gunman gave himself up to the police. → See also give yourself over/up to sthStop having or doing something
(Definition of give yourself up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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