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give up

phrasal verb with give uk   /ɡɪv/ us   /ɡɪv/ verb gave, given
to stop trying to guess: You'll never guess the answer - do you give up? I give up - how many were there?

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give up

phrasal verb with give uk   /ɡɪv/ us   verb [I or T] past tense gave, past participle given
to stop trying to do something before you have finished, usually because it is too difficult: She has a struggle trying to persuade the board to accept her proposal, but she's determined not to give up.
(Definition of give up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “give up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 放弃猜测, 认输…
in Turkish cevabını aramaktan vazgeçmek, çözmekten vazgeçmek…
in Russian сдаваться…
in Chinese (Traditional) 放棄猜測, 認輸…
in Polish poddać się, zrezygnować…
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