give (sth) up
— phrasal verb with give uk /ɡɪv/ us /ɡɪv/ verb gave, given
- Chewing gum can help people who are giving up smoking.
- She's agreed to give up chocolate for Lent.
- He gave up drinking on the advice of his doctor.
- Even though she's given up meat she still eats fish.
- I've promised her a holiday if she gives up smoking by next year.
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