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    give and send

    i am confused about two verbs, to give and to send.

    it's due to my mother tongue, and i don't know how to explain it.

    is the sentence "he gave me a watch as a gift." the same as the sentence "he sent me a watch as a gift."?

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    Re: give and send

    He gave- the act of passing the present to you
    He sent- he posted it or had it delivered to you, and didn't pass it to you in person

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