16/7/18 Many useful phrasal verbs with GIVE

  • Give in — To surrender, especially in a fight or argument.

“Ben’s mother gave in and let him stay out late with his friends.”

  • Give away — To hand things out for free. (Can be separated by the item being given away.)

“When Linda’s cat had kittens, she gave them all away to good homes.”

  • Give up — To stop trying, surrender.

“After two weeks of trying to build my own table, I gave up and just bought one.”