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give oneself away

see: give away , def. 3.
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  • One has to be so frightfully careful not to give oneself away when one knows everything.

    A Young Girl's Diary An Anonymous Young Girl
  • He had given himself away to Stella as he had never in his wildest dreams supposed that one could give oneself away to a woman.

    The Second Fiddle Phyllis Bottome
  • One must strive with one's whole strength to give oneself away.

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