Meaning of “give away something” in the English Dictionary

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"give away something" in American English

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give away something

phrasal verb with give us /ɡɪv/ verb present participle giving, past tense gave, past participle given

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to tell a secret or show your feelings unintentionally:

I'm not giving away any plot surprises; read the review in the paper if you want to know them.
The look on her face gave her away (= showed her real feelings).

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 shopping bags.

(Definition of “give away something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)