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give sb away

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


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


formal in a ​marriageceremony, to ​formallybring a woman who is getting ​married to the ​front of the ​church so that she is ​standing at the ​side of her ​futurepartner, and then to give ​permission for her to ​marry: The ​bride was given away by her ​father.
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