Since you never give up ownership, you retain the right to control all of its uses. Before, you could stay between him and the basket, give up the jump shot and protect yourself against the lob or the drive. I always give up when someone tickles me because I am so ticklish. Women tend to want quick results if they're working alone, and they are more likely to give up in a few weeks if they don't see real progress. Amid the smoke, deafened by the incessant reports which always made him jump, Tushin not taking his pipe from his mouth ran from gun to gun, now aiming, now counting the charges, now giving orders about replacing dead or wounded horses and harnessing fresh ones, and shouting in his feeble voice, so high pitched and irresolute. He claimed that this included a commitment even to give up painting if God so wished.
She gave up smoking last year. Just sit quietly and read and don't pester others in the library. And exclamations clearly express excitement, alarm, anger, or the like with no need for either a subject or a verb: Wow! Mr England decided to convert the barn when the pressures on farming forced him to give up keeping pigs at his holding two years ago. Beauty - the quality necessary to be described as beautiful. And as for politicians not having changed anything, are you suggesting we just give up democracy and go for mob rule? In everyday speech we routinely use phrases or clauses that would not make a complete sentence—so-called —because the conversation or the circumstances make the meaning clear.
The politician was a very combative man, and he refused to give up even when polls showed he was certain to lose the election. Mike, Greg, and Peter all sport groovy perms while Bobby is finally able to give up the rinse and show off his natural hair color. And in the as in the answer below which Mike added the link in, the intransitive version of give up means to stop doing something that you are trying hard to do, which seems to be inappropriate in this case. Give me a glass of water, please. His decision to give up the daily grind was made when he took 10 weeks off in the summer of 2001 to ponder the future. I have given up smoking for 5 years.
He was right to give up smoking. I have researched the exact meaning of give up as in dictionaries. After blood tests and a biopsy, Coeliac disease was confirmed and he was told to give up gluten. But they are then afraid to give up for fear of putting the weight back on. So he would just throw himself into his collar and it would never occur to him to jib or give up. In November 2008 Adele moved to Notting Hill, London after leaving her mother's house, a move that prompted her to give up drinking.
I have a nice present to give you. We don't always get our hopes and dreams, and we don't always get our own way. They agree that they have no choice but to give up the whole plan. Most clubs and societies exist because people are willing to give up their time to serve on organising committees. The standoff was finally brought to an end when the father convinced his son to give up and surrender peacefully.
Furthermore, France was required to give up all claims to Flanders and the Artois. The only downside is I can't give up the day job to become a full-time ligger. Would you be so kind? Howard has always felt a sense of inferiority, which sometimes motivates him to work hard to prove himself, but often just causes him to give up because he doesn't believe he'll succeed. But while Linda wants to give up trying for a child, Pete still has parental yearnings. They can be useful—indeed, powerful—but in such writing they are effective only if used sparingly, in order to achieve a deliberate special effect: We will not give up fighting for this cause.
We go on until all of you give up or until the last man is standing, a fight to the death. In men's wills, usufruct on the husband's property is left to widows under condition that they give up their right to dowry and extradotal goods in favour of offspring. Contrary to the blood-soaked novel, when you get yourself in a sword fight, opponents will kneel down and give up when you've hit them enough times. To call on them to give up their illusions about their condition is to call on them to give up a condition that requires illusions. How much did they give you for your old car? She advised him to give up smoking. The idea was to give up the pubs and clubs, and save our money to see the world, to experience different cultures and broaden our small-town minds. Though he thought of religion as a tribal survival strategy, Darwin was reluctant to give up the idea of God as an ultimate lawgiver.
Naturally Grandmother hounded him to his deathbed, trying to make him give up believing in Darwinian evolution. The ordinary Cossacks had to follow and give up their traditions and liberties. Provide details and share your research! But that begs the question of why that deal happened now as opposed to two years ago and what we had to give up to get it. Ralph Waldo Emerson observed that for every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind. The team is not ready to give up on the class yet, but it would like to see something soon. When these conditions are not met, some plants give up carnivory temporarily.