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    of again : give of one's time.

    1. give of one's time

    2. a father's love of his child.

    3. a child's love of his father.

    What does each of the above phrases mean?

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    Re: of again : give of one's time.

    Quote Originally Posted by kiranlegend View Post
    1. give of one's time

    2. a father's love of his child.

    3. a child's love of his father.

    What does each of the above phrases mean?

    Thanks,

    Kiran
    1. To give time
    (Law), to accord extension or forbearance to a debtor.
    --Abbott.

    To give the time of day, to salute one with the compliment
    appropriate to the hour, as ``good morning.'' ``good
    evening'', etc.

    to give ones self away

    2. Fathers love for his child

    3. Childs love for his father

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    Re: of again : give of one's time.

    Oh.. going by 2nd and 3rd, of and for carry similar meanings there?

    thanks

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    Re: of again : give of one's time.

    Quote Originally Posted by kiranlegend View Post
    Oh.. going by 2nd and 3rd, of and for carry similar meanings there?

    thanks
    Yes, in 2. and 3. you can substitute "for" for "of". In 1. "give of one's time", "of" is used like "from".

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