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give in English:

1. gave gave

He gave in.
He pretended to be an Englishman, but his foreign accent gave him away.
It made Grandfather's day when his granddaughter gave him a picture she had drawn of him.
Ancient astronomers noticed constellations and gave them names.
When he returned, he brought a baseball cap and gave it as a present to his friend.
After she lost her job, she couldn't afford to feed her dogs, so she gave them away.
We now know that the testimony he gave was coerced.
Last month our twenty-year-old daughter gave birth to a baby girl.
He gave away his entire fortune to an old friend's daughter, and expected nothing in return.
She gave up eating meat after reading a book about cruelty to animals.
The charity is named after a man who gave away some two billion yen.
Being unemployed gave me the chance to stand back and think about my life.
All the skill of the sailors gave way to the violence of the storm.
As a proud new father, I gave my first child plenty of books.
I tried to do my homework, but I didn't really know how to do it, so I gave up.

English word "give"(gave) occurs in sets:

Czasowniki regularne i nie regularne
KBG A1 irregular verbs
A1+ irregular verbs 1
Irregular forms
czas przeszły

2. given given

I've given up smoking.
Since there are usually multiple websites on any given topic, I usually just click the back button when I arrive on any webpage that has pop-up advertising. I just go to the next page found by Google and hope for something less irritating.
Given her complete lack of gratitude after all that I had done for her, I told myself that I would have done better by banging my head against the wall.
When dubbing Japanese TV series in English, characters from Osaka are sometimes given a Texas accent. Both Southern and Kansai accents are distinctive in their respective languages.
For some companies their treatment of their employees or clients at any given time could affect their share prices and so inevitably have a great influence on the company’s success or failure.
3. If you do phone then hang up immediately, without following any instructions given.
Boxing Day, when presents are given to the postman, the milkman, etc., is the first week-day after Christmas.
The sexes differ, not only in stature and muscular force, but perhaps even more decisively in temperament, and this must early have given rise to a corresponding division of labour.
Not at all, that's perfectly fine. Calling each other by one's given name is a good thing; it produces a feeling of fellowship.
People cling on to life more than anything - a funny idea, given all the beautiful things that exist in the world.
The creations of a great writer are little more than the moods and passions of his own heart, given surnames and Christian names, and sent to walk the earth.
The design was also given the finishing touch to have launch impact and dynamism provided by the novelty of the arch shaped logo design.
Philosophy is a science, and as such has no articles of faith; accordingly, in it nothing can be assumed as existing except what is either positively given empirically, or demonstrated through indubitable conclusions.

English word "give"(given) occurs in sets:

past participle
Past participle
past participle 1

3. hand over hand over

English word "give"(hand over) occurs in sets:

phrasal verbs - form 20.03 - till 14.05
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