give over Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “give over” in the English Dictionary

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give over

UK old-fashioned informal
phrasal verb with give uk   us   /ɡɪv/ verb (gave, given)
to ​stop doing something, usually something ​annoying: Oh (do) give over (= ​stopcomplaining), it's not my ​fault! [+ -ing verb] It's ​time you gave over ​pretending you're still a ​teenager.

give over!

UK old-fashioned informal used to show that you do not ​believe what has been said to you: They've ​doubledyoursalary? Give over!
(Definition of give over from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “give over”
in Chinese (Simplified) 停止做,别再做(通常指令人不快的事情)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 停止做,別再做(通常指令人不快的事情)…
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