give over
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give over(
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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 leave in charge)
a. dejar al cuidado
The soldier knew he might die that day, so he gave the ring over to one of the army doctors.El soldado sabía que podría morir aquel día, así que dejó el anillo al cuidado de uno de los doctores del ejército.
2. (to dedicate; often used in passive voice)
a. dedicar
We wanted to give one portion of the documentary over to the country's cuisine.Queríamos dedicar una parte del documental a la cocina del país.
b. utilizar
This entire wing of the building is given over to research.Esta ala entera del edificio se utiliza para la investigación.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(imperative) (United Kingdom)
a. para
Give over! You're driving me quite literally mental.¡Para! Me estás volviendo completamente loco.
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give over
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. (money, objects)
a. entregar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a. (stop)
g over, will you?déjalo ya, ¿quieres?
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give over
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
(Britain) (stop)
give over! ¡basta ya!; give over arguing! ¡deja de discutir!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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