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give over to
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 de
Before she died, the author gave the manuscripts over to her son for him to complete.Antes de que muriera, la autora dejó los manuscritos al cuidado de su hijo para que los terminara.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
give over to
1 (devote to) dedicar
mornings were given over to physical training las mañanas estaban dedicadas al ejercicio físico
most of the land had been given over to wheat-growing la mayor parte de la tierra estaba destinada a la cultura del trigo; the front page was given over to a report on ... la primera página estaba dedicada a un informe sobre ...; to give o.s. over to [+activity, pleasure, children, family] dedicarse a; entregarse a
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