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Phrasal verb: Give (away, back, in, off, onto, out, up)



Give away

Significa; dar algo a alguien sin esperar nada a cambio. Donar.



  • My grandfather gave away most of his money to help poor people in developing countries.
  • New York Restoration Project will give away hundreds of free trees to New Yorkers.
  • I will not give you away any of my pets.


Give back

Definición; Devolver algo que te habían prestado.



  • Do not forget to give back the books you borrowed from my father.
  • Have you given back the computer that you take from the library?
  • The other day you gave me back five pounds. Thanks.



Give in

Significa; Rendirse en el sentido de que si hay alguien, se dará por vencido/a, sucumbirá. Mejor mirar los ejemplos:



  • She is trying to avoid you, but if you call her her, she will give in.
  • Forget the diet, give in and have some chocolate.
  • You must give in the essay before monday.



Give off

Significado: Emitir algo, como un sonido, luz u olor.



  • I do not trust this bus, it is giving off too much noise.
  • Many flowers give off an aroma that attract us and we use it to decorate our rooms.
  • This lamp is giving off so much light that hurt my eyes.


Give onto

Significado: Da a (normalmente hacia un sitio o un lugar)



  • I love your house, the living room give onto the cathedral.
  • The corridor give onto a small room.
  • The garage give onto the lift.


Give out

Definición; Distribuir, repartir algo.



  • Some shops give out coupons with discounts.
  • Take these flyers and give them out to people as they walk past.
  • The scores of the final exam will be given out the next monday



Give up

Definición; Rendirse, dejar de hacer algo porque es muy difícil/perjudicial



  • My uncle gave up smoking after his father died of lung cancer.
  • My doctor told me I should give up eating sweet desserts or I will have a problem related to diabetes.
  • Ryan has given up on diets. He says they´re no good for anyone.

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  1. Estoy muuuyyyyyyy agradecida por este gran aporte sobre los phrasal verbs tan detallado 😀 Bendiciones!!!

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