But it is his commitment to giving back that is truly exceptional.
I put my private practice on hold for a couple of months and headed to the base with hopes of giving back.
A conversation with Olivier Roellinger, the famous French chef who is giving back his Michelin stars.
She was finding time not just for her career, but for love and for giving back.
These numbers show that giving back is a way of life in this country, and together we can make a difference.
Sergius was giving back; only his superlative skill had saved him thus far from the blinding speed of the Cimmerian's onslaught.
I can scare him into giving back all he has taken away from me.
They are giving back the light they have been absorbing from the sun all summer.
"So; that standard be your mark," said the Duke, giving back the bow.
"I don't like parting with friends; it sets me all awry," I said, giving back his own self-assured look.
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+)