give up sth
— phrasal verb with give uk /ɡɪv/ us /ɡɪv/ verb gave, given
give up hope
- He's just given up his car and now cycles to work instead.
- He reluctantly gave up his motorbike when he could no longer afford to run it.
- He gave up all his worldly possessions and went to live in a monastery.
- She agreed to give up her SUV in favour of a smaller car.
- I'll have to give up my ticket to the concert if I can't find anyone to go with me.
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