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give me liberty or give me deathA set-phrase indicating enormous displeasure at any over-authoritarian policy or law.Rate it:

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give a shitTo care, often used in the negative.Rate it:

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give aboutto spread a rumourRate it:

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give birthTo invent a new idea.Rate it:

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give birthTo produce new life into the world; to have a baby. Transitive when used with to.Rate it:

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give meform of words used as a request by a telephone-user to be connected with a specified person, number, etc.Rate it:

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give overUsually as an imperative. To tell someone to stop molesting, fooling around, or saying silly things. Or sometimes to stop saying flattering things.Rate it:

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give up the ghostTo quit; to cease functioning.Rate it:

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not give someone the time of dayTo ignore someone deliberately; to refuse to talk or pay attention to someone.Rate it:

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give him enough rope and he'll hang himselfIf one gives someone enough freedom of action, they may destroy themselves by foolish actions.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something than to do it for them.Rate it:

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give inTo collapse or fall.Rate it:

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give someone a big headTo flatter someone excessively; to overpraise someone, usually resulting in them becoming proud, arrogant or conceited.Rate it:

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give someone staticTo chew out; to lecture.Rate it:

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not give a monkey'sNot to have the slightest interest or concern.Rate it:

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give a fuckto care.Rate it:

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give someone the slipTo evade, escape, or get away from somebody.Rate it:

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give something a tryTo try or attempt.Rate it:

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give up the ghostTo cease clinging to life; to die.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.Rate it:

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give a ringOn the telephone.Rate it:

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give it one's best shotTo make one's best effort or attempt; to try as hard as possible.Rate it:

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give pauseTo give somebody cause for concern.Rate it:

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give somebody what-forTo admonish or berate; to speak angrily at somebody.Rate it:

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give someone pauseTo give somebody cause for concern.Rate it:

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give the devil his dueTo acknowledge the positive qualities of a person who is unpleasant or disliked.Rate it:

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give somebody an earfulTo shout very loudly at someone.Rate it:

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give one's left nutPay a very high price for something.Rate it:

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give somebody pauseTo give somebody cause for concern.Rate it:

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give someone the businessTo treat someone harshly or in a wrongful manner, such as by abusing, deceiving, or manipulating.Rate it:

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give weightto attach importance toRate it:

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wouldn't give two hoots n a holler / ... two hoots and a hollerdefinition: it isn't worth much, or I wouldn't put much stock in it - it is not believable, or wouldn't pay attention to it.Rate it:

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"i won because my coach didn't give up."CoachRate it:

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don't give me a lot of bull!Don't prevaricate, don't exaggerate, don't fib to me!Rate it:

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don't give me any of your guff!Depression Expression; "Don't Give Me Any Of Your Sassy, Back-Talk!"; "Don't 'Sass' ME!" "Don't Talk Back To Your Mother!"Rate it:

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don't give up the day jobAlternative form of don't give up your day jobRate it:

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don't give up your day jobImplying that they could not earn a living from it without other regular employment.Rate it:

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give 'em enough ropeAllow one to function unhindered, or without further overbearing oversight.Rate it:

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give 110%Make the maximum possible effortRate it:

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give 110%25Make the maximum possible effort.Rate it:

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give a buzzto phone someoneRate it:

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give a damnTo be concerned about, have an interest in, to care.Rate it:

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give a f**To care.Rate it:

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give a good account of oneselfTo act in a creditable manner.Rate it:

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give a hootTo care about; to place value on something.Rate it:

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give a lightTo care.Rate it:

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give a man a fishShortened form of give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeRate it:

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give a person lineto allow a person more or less liberty until it is convenient to stop or check him/her, like a hooked fish that swims away with the lineRate it:

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give a rat's arseTo care; to have or show an interest.Rate it:

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give a ripTo care.Rate it:

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