Meaning of “give sth away” in the English Dictionary

"give sth away" in British English

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give sth away

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

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B1 to give something to someone without asking for payment:

The shop is giving away a sample to every customer.
Nobody wants this type of heater any more - I can't even give it away!
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(Definition of “give sth away” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"give sth away" in Business English

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give sth away

phrasal verb with give uk /ɡɪv/ us verb [ I or T ] past tense gave, past participle given

to provide or offer something to someone for free:

We're giving away thousands of free DVDs if you spend over $50!
He gave over half of his personal fortune away before he died.

(Definition of “give sth away” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)