Maybe they looked too suspicious while walking home, or maybe they just wouldn't obey when you gave them a command.
Even horror-genre royalty Stephen King gave his nod, calling it the “most ferociously original horror film of the year.”
Anderson declined to run a correction, even after Rummy gave him a tour of the office.
It also features one of the last performances Lynn Redgrave gave before dying, at 67, of breast cancer in May.
Hugo Chávez is now joking with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad about nuclear bombs—just weeks after saying the U.S. gave him cancer.
Judge Andrews gave immediate promise of celebrity as an advocate.
Eudora took it with a deep blush, saying, "Aspasia gave it to me."
They tore up shrubs and plants that gave them food and medicine.
I remember Mr. Milbrey spoke of what fine claret you gave him.
We gave her a good run, although it was not altogether in the sun.
Old English giefan (W. Saxon) "to give, bestow; allot, grant; commit, devote, entrust," class V strong verb (past tense geaf, past participle giefen), from Proto-Germanic *gebanan (cf. Old Frisian jeva, Middle Dutch gheven, Dutch geven, Old High German geban, German geben, Gothic giban), from PIE *ghabh- "to take, hold, have, give" (see habit). It became yiven in Middle English, but changed to guttural "g" by influence of Old Norse gefa "to give," Old Danish givæ. Meaning "to yield to pressure" is from 1570s.
Give in "yield" is from 1610s; give out is mid-14c., "publish, announce;" meaning "run out, break down" is from 1520s. Give up "surrender" is mid-12c. To give (someone) a cold seems to reflect the old belief that one could be cured of disease by deliberately infecting others. What gives? "what is happening?" is attested from 1940. Give-and-take (n.) is originally from horse racing (1769) and refers to races in which bigger horses were given more weight to carry, lighter ones less. General sense attested by 1778.
A command to speak, to explain, etc: She said, ''Give!,'' so I told all (1956+)