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    Smile "Give up" or "Give in"?

    Please help me distinguish these two words: "Give up" and "Give in". Thanks alot.

    Devon

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    Re: "Give up" or "Give in"?

    Quote Originally Posted by devonpham1998 View Post
    Please help me distinguish these two words: "Give up" and "Give in". Thanks a lot.

    Devon
    Try putting them into sentences the way that you think they should be used.

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    Re: "Give up" or "Give in"?

    Quote Originally Posted by devonpham1998 View Post
    "Give up" and "Give in".
    You give up doing something e.g. smoking, trying to find an answer.
    You give in when you surrender.

    You'd never give in smoking but you might give in and have a cigarette if you are trying not to.

    Hope this helps.
    Stephen
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    Re: "Give up" or "Give in"?

    Quote Originally Posted by ieltsonly View Post
    You give up doing something e.g. smoking, trying to find an answer.
    You give in when you surrender.

    You'd never give in smoking but you might give in and have a cigarette if you are trying not to.

    Hope this helps.
    Stephen
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    Yes, but it might have been helpful for the questioner to try for him/herself.

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