Give something to someone – Đưa cái gì đó cho ai đó
If you “give something to someone”, you provide them with that thing. “He gave us some money.”
Give up – bỏ cuộc
If you “give up”, you stop doing something, often because it’s too difficult.
“I tried to complete the puzzle but it was too difficult so I gave up .”
Give someone a ring / give someone a call – Gọi cho ai đó
If you “give someone a call”, you telephone them or call them with a mobile.
“I gave her a call, but she didn’t answer.”
Give back – Trả lại
If you “give something back” to someone, you return it to them.
“I gave her back the money she lent me.”
Give someone a lift – cho ai đó đi nhờ
To take someone in your car.
“She gave me a lift to the train station.”
Give in – Nhượng bộ
If you “give in”, you stop fighting and admit that you’re defeated.
“They gave in because the enemy forces were too strong.”
Give someone the kiss of life / give someone mouth- to-mouth resuscitation – Hô hấp nhân tạo
To breathe air into someone’s mouth after they have lost consciousness.
“She gave him the kiss of life.”
Give out – Đưa ra
If you “give out” copies of something (for example), you hand each person a copy of that thing.
“She gave out the papers so everyone had a copy.”
Give an idea – Đưa ra một ý tưởng
If someone gives you an idea, they help you think of an idea.
“You’ve just given me a good idea.”
Give away – Cho đi
If you “give something away”, you give it to someone without asking for anything in return.
“She gave away all her money.”
Give a shock – Choáng
If something gives you a shock, it surprises or frightens you.
“You gave me a shock when you did that.”
Give off – Tỏa ra
If a liquid (for example) “gives off” a smell, it produces that smell.
“The gas was giving off an unusual smell.”