Translation of "give sb away" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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give sb away

phrasal verb with give uk /ɡɪv/ us /ɡɪv/ verb gave, given


to show someone's secret feelings

She thinks no one knows how much she likes him, but her face when I said he'd be there really gave her away! 她以为没有人知道她多么喜欢他,但是当我说他要去那儿时,她的表情把她的内心情感暴露无遗!


formal in a marriage ceremony, to formally bring a woman who is getting married to the front of the church so that she is standing at the side of her future partner, and then to give permission for her to marry

The bride was given away by her father. 新娘的父亲把她交给了新郎。

(Translation of “give sb away” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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