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Significado de “give up sth” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "give up sth" - Diccionario Inglés

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give up sth

phrasal verb with give uk   /ɡɪv/ us   /ɡɪv/ verb gave, given
to stop owning and using something: They were forced to give up their home because they couldn't pay the mortgage.
give up hope
to stop hoping that a particular thing will happen: We still haven't given up hope of finding her alive.

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give up (sth)

phrasal verb with give uk   /ɡɪv/ us   /ɡɪv/ verb gave, given
B2 to stop doing something before you have finished it, usually because it is too difficult: [+ -ing verb] I've given up trying to help her.

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