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give sb up

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

(END FRIENDSHIP)

to stop having a friendship with someone: She seems to have given up all her old friends.

(NOT EXPECT)

( also give up on sb) to stop expecting that someone will arrive: I've been waiting half an hour - I'd almost given you up.
give sb up for dead ( also give up on sb) to think that someone is certain to die or to be dead: The hospital had virtually given her up for dead, but she eventually recovered. After a three-day search on the mountain, they gave him up for dead.
Traducciones de “give sb up”
en chino (tradicionál) 絕交, 與(某人)絕交, 不再與(某人)交往…
en chino (simplificado) 绝交, 与(某人)绝交, 不再与(某人)交往…
(Definition of give sb up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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