Meaning of “give sth in” in the English Dictionary

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"give sth in" in British English

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give sth in

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

B1 to give a piece of written work or a document to someone to read, judge, or deal with:

Have you given that essay in yet?

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  • Make sure you proofread the report before you give it in.
  • She had marks deducted for giving her essay in late.
  • You must apply for an extension if you are unable to give your work in by the submission deadline.
  • Essays must be given in by 4.00 p.m. on Friday.
  • I have to make some corrections before I give the report in on Monday.

(Definition of “give sth in” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)