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English definition of “give it up for sb”

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give it up for sb

phrasal verb with give
 
 
/ɡɪv/ verb ( past tense gave, past participle given)
used to ask people to clap their hands to show that they like a performance: Ladies and gentlemen, give it up for the star of our show, Amy Jones!
Translations of “give it up for sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 請為(某人的表演)鼓掌…
in Russian аплодировать…
in Turkish alkışlamasını istemek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 请为(某人的表演)鼓掌…
in Polish brawa dla kogoś…
(Definition of give it up for sb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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