Quick answer
"Let" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "dejar", and "give up" is a transitive verb phrase which is also often translated as "dejar". Learn more about the difference between "let" and "give up" below.
let(
leht
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to allow)
a. dejar
Her parents didn't let her go to the party.Sus padres no la dejaron ir a la fiesta.
b. permitir
Would you let me drive your car this weekend?¿Me permites manejar tu carro este fin de semana?
2. (to rent) (United Kingdom)
a. alquilar
He is planning to let his apartment for three months.Está pensando alquilar su apartamento por tres meses.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (tennis)
a. el nulo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The first point was a let.El primero punto fue nulo.
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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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