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    Question save up or give up two weeks?

    I found photos of Craig, a high school senior, who __________ two weeks one summer to help little kids draw pictures at a camp.

    Is "save up" or "give up" right for the blank according to the sentence? Thanks for help!

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    Re: save up or give up two weeks?

    Use "gave up".

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    Re: save up or give up two weeks?

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Use "gave up".
    Is it because "save up" doesn't connect with time but money that it is not right for the sentence?

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    Re: save up or give up two weeks?

    You can "save up" time if you're talking about your annual leave from your job.

    "I've saved up all my leave so that I can take six weeks off at the end of the year."
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: save up or give up two weeks?

    We use "gave up" when we give up time for some activity.

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