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Definition of the verb give over
What does give over mean as a doing phrase?
- [transitive, now rare] To give up, hand over, surrender (something).
- [transitive] To entrust (something) to another.
- [transitive] To devote or resign to a particular purpose or activity; to yield completely.
- [transitive] To quit, to abandon.
- [British, idiomatic] Usually as an imperative. To stop fooling around; to stop being annoying; to stop saying silly or flattering things.
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by Isaac Livingstone Asamoah
Give over: To stop doing or saying ...
Romanized by Thomas Grahame Bailey
de pëte pänä : give over c., cäraj d. : take over c, cäraj lainä : с. price, länä (int. laggnä): M. 122. 27: see cost. charity, «ее alms. charm, please, bafä khush k. : bewitch, jädu k. or pana (utte), mantar parhnä (utte) : see amuse, delight. charmer , ...
by Martin Manser
give over (intransitive, adverb) Informal stop doing ...
Grammar and Dictionary of the Bobangi Language as Spoken Over a Part of the Upper Congo, West Central Africa (1899)
Comp. and Prepared for the Baptist Missionary Society's Mission in the Congo Independent State by John Whitehead (Baptist missionary.)
consign, deliver up, elect, extend, give over, give up, hand over, make right, proffer, put at one's disposal, put forth or straight, rectify, redress, refer, stretch out, transfer. semböla loköta, to speak ...
A Corpus-based Analysis of the Complementation Patterns of English Verbs, Nouns, and Adjectives by Thomas Herbst
+ over Give over, you big twit. (= stop doing that) + over NP + to N Mr Powell accused Labour of wanting the country's legislation and policies taken out of the hands of Westminster and given over to Europe. (= handed over) ...
by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions
give in, lay off, render, resign, vacate; 7 abandon, deliver, drop out, forfeit, give way, lay down, let slip, release, throw in, throw up; 8 abdicate, abnegate, break off, give over, leave off, part with, renounce; 9 drop out of, give round, surrender; ...
Abstracted from the Folio Edition by Samuel Johnson
To Give over. To publish; to To leave; to quit; to cease. FIzoker. 28. To Give over. To addićt; to attach to. * Sidney. Grew. 29. To Give over.
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Philip Treacey give over! Longchamp chic!
Il a la ligne, n'est ce pas!!! 'Fashionistas' at Longchamp, October 2008.
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