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"Give in" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "ceder", and "give up" is a transitive verb phrase which is often translated as "dejar". Learn more about the difference between "give in" and "give up" below.
give in(
gihv
 
ihn
)
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to acquiesce)
a. ceder
Both parties refused to give in and the negotiations failed.Ambas partes se negaban a ceder y las negociaciones fueron un fracaso.
b. consentir
He always gives in to his daughter.Le consiente todo a su hija.
2. (to surrender)
a. rendirse
I give in. How old are you then?Me rindo. ¿Cuántos años tienes entonces?
b. darse por vencido
We must not give in, no matter how impossible our mission appears.No debemos darnos por vencidos, por imposible que parezca nuestra misión.
3. (to yield)
a. sucumbir (to pressure or temptation)
I finally gave in to peer pressure and started blogging.Al final, sucumbí a la presión de grupo y empecé a escribir un blog.
b. caer (to temptation)
I stopped drinking coffee for a month, but gave in to the temptation when finals came.Pasé un mes sin beber café, pero caí en la tentación cuando llegaron los exámenes finales.
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
4. (to hand in) (United Kingdom)
a. presentar (a document or one's notice)
You have one month to give in all the documents on the list.Dispone de un mes para presentar todos los documentos de la lista.
b. entregar (an essay)
We have to give in the essay in two weeks time.Tenemos que entregar el ensayo dentro de dos semanas.
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give up(
gihv
 
uhp
)
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to renounce)
a. dejar (a habit or activity)
I'm trying to give up smoking.Estoy intentando dejar de fumar.
b. renunciar a (a job or a religion)
I had to give up my job to care for my mother.Tuve que renunciar a mi trabajo para cuidar a mi madre.
c. abandonar (an idea, studies, a fight)
She gave up university in the second year.Abandonó la carrera en el segundo año.
2. (to relinquish)
a. ceder
He gave up his seat to a lady with two young children.Cedió el asiento a una señora con dos niños pequeños.
3. (to hand over)
a. entregar
He gave his accomplices up to the authorities.Entregó sus cómplices a las autoridades.
4. (to surrender)
a. entregarse
The man later gave himself up to the police.Más tarde el hombre se entregó a la policía.
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
5. (to quit)
a. rendirse
He gave up without a fight.Se rindió sin luchar.
b. darse por vencido
To succeed, you have to keep going and never give up.Para triunfar, tienes que seguir adelante y nunca darte por vencido.
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