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give me liberty or give me deathA set-phrase indicating enormous displeasure at any over-authoritarian policy or law.
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don't give me any of your guff!Depression Expression; "Don't Give Me Any Of Your Sassy, Back-Talk!"; "Don't 'Sass' ME!" "Don't Talk Back To Your Mother!"
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don't give up your day jobImplying that they could not earn a living from it without other regular employment.
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give 'em enough ropeAllow one to function unhindered, or without further overbearing oversight.
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give 110%Make the maximum possible effort
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give 110%25Make the maximum possible effort.
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give a f**To care.
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give a fuckto care.
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give a good account of oneselfTo act in a creditable manner.
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give a man a fishShortened form of give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime
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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.
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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something than to do it for them.
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give a person lineto allow a person more or less liberty until it is convenient to stop or check him/her, like a hooked fish that swims away with the line
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give a rat's arseTo care; to have or show an interest.
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give a ringOn the telephone.
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give a shitTo care, often used in the negative.
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give a shiteTo care; mind; consider important
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give a sneck possetTo fasten the door latch.
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give a sneck possetTo give someone a cold reception; to close the door on someone; to reject them.
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give and takeA process of compromise or accommodation.
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give as good as one getsTo behave toward others in a manner resembling or commensurate with their behavior towards oneself, especially in a situation where one is insulted or otherwise ill-treated.
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give away the storeTo transact, trade, or negotiate badly, by paying, providing, or conceding too much to the other party.
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give backTo return, restore (a thing to its original owner or location etc.).
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give backTo contribute money, goods, or, especially, services for charitable purposes, as if in return for one's own success.
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give backTo recede; to retreat.
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give battleTo engage in warfare; to attack or fight with military force.
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give birthTo invent a new idea.
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give birthTo produce new life into the world; to have a baby. Transitive when used with to.
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give chaseTo chase or pursue a person.
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give curryAngrily.
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give earDante Gabriel Rosetti, A Death-Parting, lines 5-6.
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give earTo listen: to devote one's attention to an auditory event.
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give faceTo honor; to pay respect.
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give headTo perform oral sex on another person.
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give heedPay attention to.
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give him enough rope and he'll hang himselfIf one gives someone enough freedom of action, they may destroy themselves by foolish actions.
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give hostage to fortuneHe was very cautious with his words and gave no hostages to fortune.
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give hostage to fortuneTo take an action or make a statement that is risky because it could cause you trouble later.
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give inTo collapse or fall.
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give inTo droop the head.
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give inTo relent or yield.
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give it a goTo try or attempt.
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give it a shotTry or attempt (something).
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give it a whirlTo try, test or attempt.
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give it one's best shotTo make one's best effort or attempt; to try as hard as possible.
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give it the gunLiteral meaning.
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give it the old college tryAn American Expression'; Give It The Traditional College Student's Focused, Determined Attempt Toward Achieving The Goal!
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give meUsed other than as an idiom: see give, me.
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give meAn expression of strong preference or approbation
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give meform of words used as a request by a telephone-user to be connected with a specified person, number, etc.
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