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Definizione monolingua e traduzione give



Inglese grammatica

give


Verb

give (third-person singular simple present gives, present participle giving, simple past gave, past participle given)


  1. (transitive) To transfer ones possession or holding of.
    I gave him my coat.
    I gave my coat to the beggar.
    When they asked, I gave my coat.
  2. (transitive) To make a present or gift of.
    Im going to give my wife a necklace for her birthday.
    She gave a pair of shoes to her husband for their anniversary.
    He gives of his energies to the organization.
  3. (intransitive) To yield slightly when a force is applied.
    • 1992 January 28, Garry Wills, “prologue”, in Lincoln at Gettysburg, page 21:
      A soldier noticed how earth ""gave"" as he walked over the shallow trenches.
  4. (ditransitive) To estimate or predict (a duration or probability for something).
    I give it ten minutes before he gives up.
    I give it a 95% chance of success.
    Ill give their marriage six months.
  5. (intransitive) To collapse under pressure or force.
    One pillar gave, then more, and suddenly the whole floor pancaked onto the floor below.
  6. (transitive) To provide, as, a service or a broadcast.
    Theyre giving my favorite show!
    • 2003, Iain Aitken, Value-Driven IT Management: Commercializing the IT Function, page 153
      [...] who did not have a culture in which giving good presentation and successfully playing the internal political game was the way up.
    • 2006, Christopher Matthew Spencer The Ebay Entrepreneur, page 248
      A friendly voice on the phone welcoming prospective new clients is a must. Dont underestimate the importance of giving good ""phone"".
  7. (intransitive) To lead (onto or into).
    The master bedroom gives onto a spacious balcony.
  8. To pledge.
    I gave my word that Id protect his children.
  9. (transitive) To provide (something) to someone, to allow or afford.
    I gave them permission to miss tomorrows class.
    Give me some more time.
  10. To cause (a sensation or feeling) to exist in.
    It gives me a lot of pleasure to be here tonight.
    The fence gave me an electric shock.
    My mother-in-law gives me nothing but grief.
  11. To carry out (a physical movement).
    I want to give you a kiss.
    She gave him a hug.
    Id like to give him a kick.
    I gave the boy a push on the swing.
    She gave me a wink afterwards, so I knew she was joking.
  12. (transitive) To pass (something) into someones hand or the like.
    Give me your hand.
    On entering the house, he gave his coat to the doorman.
  13. This word needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
    My boyfriend gave me chlamydia.
    What gives?
Noun

give (uncountable)


  1. (uncountable) The amount of bending that something undergoes when a force is applied to it.
    This chair doesnt have much give.
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