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Nearby words for give one
give five fingers to
give free rein to
give good something
give him enough rope and he'll hang himself
give it a rest
give it a second thought, don't
give it one's best shot
give it the gun
give it to
give it to someone
give it up
give me a break
give me five
give me liberty or give me death
give me some skin
give me your tired, your poor
give of oneself
give one's eyeteeth
give oneself airs
give oneself away
give oneself up
give or take
give rein to
give rise to
give short shrift
give someone a blank check
give someone a break
give someone a buzz
give someone a grease job
give someone a hand
give someone a hard time
give someone a hotfoot
give someone a jump
give someone a miss
give someone a pain
give someone a piece of one's mind
give someone a ring