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give up / ceder
 
give up   give
A. -transitive verb + adverb
1. (=yield up)
[+seat, place]   ceder
[+authority]   ceder,   traspasar
·to give o.noun. up to the police
·entregarse a la policía
·to give o.noun. up to
[+vice]   entregarse a,   darse a
·to give a child up for adoption
·entregar a un hijo para que sea adoptado
2. (=hand over)
[+ticket]   entregar
3. (=renounce)
[+habit]   dejar
[+job, post]   renunciar a,   dejar
[+friend]   dejar de ver
[+boyfriend]   dejar,   romper con
[+beliefs, idea]   abandonar
·to give up smoking
·dejar de fumar
·I've given up trying to persuade her
·he dejado de intentar persuadirla or convencerla
·eventually he gave up trying
·al final dejó de intentarlo
·I gave it up as a bad job
*   me di por vencido
4. (=devote)
[+one'noun life, time]   dedicar   (to   a)
·to give up one'noun life to music
·dedicar su vida a la masculineúsica
5. (=sacrifice)
[+one'noun life]   entregar   (for   por)
[+career]   renunciar a   (for   por)
·they gave up their lives for their country
·entregaron or sacrificaron sus vidas por la patria
·she gave up her career for her family
·renunció a su carrera profesional por su familia
6. (=abandon hope for)
[+patient]   desahuciar
·the doctors had given him up
·los masculineédicos lo habían desahuciado
·we'd given you up
·creíamos que ya no venías
·they gave him up for dead
·lo dieron por muerto
·to give somebody up for lost
·dar por perdido a somebody, someone
B. -intransitive verb + adverb
(=stop trying)   rendirse
·I give up!
(trying to guess)   ¡me rindo!,   ¡me doy por vencido!
·don't give up yet!
·¡no te rindas todavía!
 
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