Give up

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Definition

to give up (drinking alcohol): to stop, to quit (drinking alcohol)
idiom
to give up smoking to stop smoking

This is an irregular verb:
I give up / I gave up / I have given up

(You are too good), I give up!: (You are too good), I'm going to stop trying!
idiom
Don't give up! Don't stop trying! Please continue!

Examples

  • "Everyone : 'Don't Give Up Your Day Job'!"
  • "Hannah : Ok, I give up."
  • "Brian : I give up."
  • "Moira : Don't give up Rupert!"
  • "You'd better be good though, if not, our expert judge is likely to say: 'Don't Give Up Your Day Job'!"
  • "Do you give up?"
  • "I have given up hope."
  • "Bruno : Well, we're just going to go out there without him. Team Delavigne doesn't give up that easily."
  • "Bruno (Mitch) : I've decided to give up my position as lifeguard of this beach to pursue a musical career."
  • "You're giving up already?"

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