Phrasal Verbs

Give Away

give something away

to give something as a gift

  • He gave away most of his money to charity.
  • (informal) Check out the prices of our pizzas—we’re virtually giving them away!

give somebody away

Entrust your daughter to her husband through the marriage ceremony

  • He gave his daughter away and told the groom to look after her.

give something or somebody away

Tell a secret, often unintentionally

  • She didn’t give anything away about the party so it came as a complete surprise to me.


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