I gave up
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I gave up(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (I renounced)
a. dejé
I gave up smoking many years ago.Dejé de fumar hace muchos años.
b. abandoné (an idea, studies, a fight)
I gave up my university studies and now I regret it.Abandoné mis estudios universitarios y ahora me arrepiento.
c. rununcié a (a job or a religion)
I gave up a well-paid post as a marketing manager to work for an NGO.Renuncié a un puesto bien pagado como jefe de marketing para trabajar para una ONG.
2. (I stopped fighting or trying)
a. me rendí
It's hard to live in a wheelchair for the rest of your life, but I never gave up.Es duro vivir en una silla de ruedas el resto de tu vida, pero nunca me rendí.
b. me di por vencido
I tried to solve the math problem, but I gave up after a while.Traté de resolver el problema de matemáticas, pero me di por vencido después de un rato.
3. (I relinquished)
a. cedí
I gave up my seat to an old lady in the bus.Cedí mi asiento a una señora mayor en el autobús.
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