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give away something

phrasal verb with give  us   /ɡɪv/ verb (present participle giving, past tense gave, past participle given)
  • (TELL)

to ​tell a ​secret or show ​yourfeelingsunintentionally: I'm not giving away any ​plotsurprises; ​read the ​review in the ​paper if you ​want to ​know them. The ​look on her ​face gave her away (= ​showed her ​realfeelings).

give away something

phrasal verb with give  us   /ɡɪv/ verb (present participle giving, past tense gave, past participle given)
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to ​supply something at no ​charge: They’re giving away ​shoppingbags.
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“give away something” in American English

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