give in
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give in(
gihv
 
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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 in
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. (hand over)
a. entregar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (surrender)
a. rendirse
3. (admit defeat)
a. rendirse, darse por vencido(a)
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give in
transitive verb
(hand in) [+form, essay] entregar
to give in one's name dar su nombre
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
(surrender) rendirse; (yield) ceder; (agree) consentir
I give in! (in guessing game) ¡me rindo!; ¡me doy por vencido!; I went on at my parents until they gave in les insistí a mis padres hasta que cedieron; to give in to [+threats, pressure] ceder or sucumbir ante; she always gives in to him ella hace siempre lo que él quiere
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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