Phrasal Verb: Give away

Phrasal Verb: Give away


Meaning: Entrust your daughter to her husband through the marriage ceremony

Example: He GAVE his daughter AWAY and told the groom to look after her.

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Meaning: Tell a secret, often unintentionally

Example: She didn't GIVE anything AWAY about the party so it came as a complete surprise to me.

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Meaning: Distribute something for free

Example: In this issue of the magazine, they are giving away a free DVD.

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Meaning: Give without asking for or expecting payment

Example: He decided to GIVE his new album AWAY in a magazine.

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Meaning: Give an advantage to your opponent in a sport by making a mistake, playing badly, etc

Example: They GAVE AWAY two goals in the first half.

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Meaning: Give an unwanted baby to people to bring up

Example: She had to GIVE her baby AWAY as she couldn't afford to bring it up.

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Meaning: Betray, report to authorities

Example: The gang GAVE him AWAY to the police.

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Meaning: Give a weight advantage to an opponent in boxing

Example: He is GIVING AWAY thirty pounds to the challenger.

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