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give sb away

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

(SHOW)

to show someone's secret feelings: She thinks no one knows how much she likes him, but her face when I said he'd be there really gave her away!

(MARRIAGE)

formal in a marriage ceremony, to formally bring a woman who is getting married to the front of the church so that she is standing at the side of her future partner, and then to give permission for her to marry: The bride was given away by her father.
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