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Darren has decided to give up football at the end of this season.
She gave up her job and started writing poetry.
We spent half an hour looking for the keys, but eventually gave up and went home.
I give up. What's the answer?
The siege ended peacefully after the gunman gave himself up.
I don't mind giving up a couple of hours a week to deal with correspondence.
The family refused to give up any of their land.
She was put under tremendous pressure to give the baby up.
I knew deep down that I should give him up.
The ship sank and the crew were given up for dead.
Coastguards had given up all hope of finding the two divers alive.
...smokers who give up before 30.
After a fruitless morning sitting at his desk he had given up.
She gave up her job to join her husband's campaign...
He is thinking of giving up teaching.
Georgia refuses to give up any territory...
One of the men with him gave up his place on the bench.
A 28-year-old man later gave himself up and will appear in court today.
Serving Suggestion: Serve chilled own as an aperitif or with chicken, ham, salads, cheeses and fish.
饮用指南: 冰凉后饮用.可单独饮用或与鸡肉, 火腿, 色拉, 奶酪,与鱼类搭配皆佳.
The enemy were thus reduced to a passive position in which they found it hard to give up the battle and yet had to give it up.
When faced with adversity she was never tempted to give up.
We'll never give up until the goal is reached.
She will give up this journey.
Our income has got smaller, so we must be realistic and give up our car.
Two strangers menaced him with pistols and forced him to give up his money.
You have no choice but to give up.
What decided you to give up your job?
We had to give up the castle to the enemy.
I can't answer that puzzle; I give up.
We will never give up working, whatever happens.
1. lose or lose the right to by some error, offense, or crime
2. give up with the intent of never claiming again;
"Abandon your life to God"
"She gave up her children to her ex-husband when she moved to Tahiti"
"We gave the drowning victim up for dead"
3. give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat;
"In the second round, the challenger gave up"
4. put an end to a state or an activity;
"Quit teasing your little brother"
5. give up what is not strictly needed;
"he asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journey"
6. part with a possession or right;
"I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"
"resign a claim to the throne"
7. leave (a job, post, post, or position) voluntarily;
"She vacated the position when she got pregnant"
"The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"
8. relinquish possession or control over;
"The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in"
9. give up or agree to forego to the power or possession of another;
"The last Taleban fighters finally surrendered"
10. stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas, claims, etc.;
"He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage"
"Both sides have to give up some calims in these negociations"
11. allow the other (baseball) team to score;
"give up a run"
12. refrain from consuming;
"You will have to forgo alcohol"
abandon, desert, forsake, leave, give up