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  • 121give in — {v.} To stop fighting or arguing and do as the other person wants; give someone his own way; stop opposing someone. * /Mother kept inviting Mrs. Smith to stay for lunch, and finally she gave in./ * /After Billy proved that he could ride a bicycle …

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  • 122give in — {v.} To stop fighting or arguing and do as the other person wants; give someone his own way; stop opposing someone. * /Mother kept inviting Mrs. Smith to stay for lunch, and finally she gave in./ * /After Billy proved that he could ride a bicycle …

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  • 123Give 'em hell, kid — «Give em hell, kid» Canción de My Chemical Romance Álbum Three cheers for sweet revenge Publicación 8 de junio de 2004 Grabación …

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  • 124give by way of information — index instruct (teach) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 125Give-away — Give a|way 〈 [gı̣vəwɛı] n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s〉 Werbegeschenk, kostenlose Warenprobe; ein kleines Give away bekommen [Etym.: <engl. giveaway <give »geben« + away »weg«] …

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  • 126give in — give someone his own way, stop opposing someone The company gave in to the union s demand for more money. (from Idioms in Speech) to cease exertions; to confess oneself defeated Well, she ll have a good wait before I call her up. I ve given in… …

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  • 127give someone a mouthful — informal phrase to speak to someone in a rude way When I asked her politely to move, she gave me a mouthful. Thesaurus: to insult or offend someonesynonym Main entry: mouthful * * * …

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  • 128give someone a taste of their own medicine — give someone a taste/dose/of their own medicine phrase to treat someone in the same bad way that they have treated someone else It’s time those cheats got a taste of their own medicine. Thesaurus: to treat someone in the same bad way they treat… …

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  • 129give someone a break — give (someone) a break informal to stop criticizing or behaving in an unpleasant way to someone. Give her a break she s only a child and she didn t mean any harm …

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  • 130give a break — give (someone) a break informal to stop criticizing or behaving in an unpleasant way to someone. Give her a break she s only a child and she didn t mean any harm …

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  • 131give someone hell — give (someone) hell informal 1. to speak to someone in a very angry way, because they have done something which has annoyed or upset you. Did your Dad give you hell about the dent in the car? 2. to make someone suffer. The children have been… …

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  • 132give hell — give (someone) hell informal 1. to speak to someone in a very angry way, because they have done something which has annoyed or upset you. Did your Dad give you hell about the dent in the car? 2. to make someone suffer. The children have been… …

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  • 133give as good as you get — give as good as (you) get informal to be strong and confident enough to treat people in the same way that they treat you, especially in an argument or a fight. When you are a woman working with a lot of men, you have to be able to give as good as …

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  • 134give as good as get — give as good as (you) get informal to be strong and confident enough to treat people in the same way that they treat you, especially in an argument or a fight. When you are a woman working with a lot of men, you have to be able to give as good as …

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  • 135give (full) rein to something — give (full) rein to something/give something (full) rein/ phrase to let your imagination or feelings develop in an uncontrolled way She could not resist finally giving rein to her anger. Thesaurus: to show or express emotionssynonym to imagine,… …

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  • 136give something (full) rein — give (full) rein to something/give something (full) rein/ phrase to let your imagination or feelings develop in an uncontrolled way She could not resist finally giving rein to her anger. Thesaurus: to show or express emotionssynonym to imagine,… …

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  • 137give (someone) your regrets — give/send/(someone) your regrets formal phrase used as a polite way of refusing an invitation Please give your parents our regrets that we cannot be there. Thesaurus: polite words and expressionssynonym …

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  • 138give someone enough rope (to hang themselves) — phrase to allow someone to do something in the way that they want to when you know that they will probably fail Thesaurus: to give someone an opportunity to do somethingsynonym Main entry: rope …

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  • 139give a break — give (someone) a break : to stop treating (someone) in a strict or harsh way Don t criticize him so much. He s doing the best he can. Why don t you give him a break? • • • Main Entry: ↑break …

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  • 140give hell — give (someone) hell informal + somewhat impolite : to yell at or criticize (someone) in an angry way Her boss gave her hell for coming in late. Give them hell, John! • • • Main Entry: ↑hell …

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