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    Question "give-taker" - an idiom or slang ?

    Another word to find out its meaning. I have no idea of what it means.
    Any native speaker to help me ?

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    Re: "give-taker" - an idiom or slang ?

    Welcome, NandoAR.

    Possibly, a person or thing that gives something and then takes it back, a give-taker?


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    Re: "give-taker" - an idiom or slang ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Welcome, NandoAR.
    Possibly, a person or thing that gives something and then takes it back, a give-taker?
    Or maybe someone who is flexible, and is prepared to give-and-take?

    I must say I've never heard of the term, but it wouldn't be the first time .


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    Re: "give-taker" - an idiom or slang ?

    Give-taker is an idiom, it is like saying indian giver,take and give me,
    give-taker is when you give but at he same time you take something, and many times is the same thing that you gave, or indian giver, you give and take.
    Here in my country there are many indian giver or give taker....gave me but took something back at the same time.

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    Talking Re: "give-taker" - an idiom or slang ?

    you can use this link in ordet to finf what ever you need about idiom

    http://www.usingenglish.com/reference/idioms/g.html

    the previous link is about idioms begin with G

    The following link has a good glossary of idioms
    open each link according to each kind of idiom you need

    http://www.usingenglish.com/reference/idioms/cat/

    hope that helps

    Matilda
    Last edited by Red5; 07-Aug-2007 at 16:09. Reason: Corrected url

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    Re: "give-taker" - an idiom or slang ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Coffa
    Or maybe someone who is flexible, and is prepared to give-and-take?

    I must say I've never heard of the term, but it wouldn't be the first time .
    Me, three. But . . . I prefer your definition.

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    Re: "give-taker" - an idiom or slang ?

    There is also something known as give and take relationship.......

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