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Engelsk verb: give away

1. give away (om forhold) make a gift of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe gave away her antique furniture.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkgift, give, present

2. give away (om kommunikasjon) make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold.
The actress won't reveal how old she is.
Bring out the truth.
He broke the news to her.
Unwrap the evidence in the murder case.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey give away that there was a traffic accident


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, let on, let out, reveal, unwrap


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre spesifikke uttrykktell


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbabble, babble out, betray, bewray, blab, blab out, blackwash, blow, come out, come out of the closet, confide, leak, let the cat out of the bag, muckrake, out, out, peach, reveal, sing, spill the beans, spring, talk, tattle


Medførerbreak, get around, get out


Utsagnsord med lignende betydningbreak, get around, get out

3. give away (om forhold) formally hand over to the bridegroom in marriage; of a bride by her father


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdeliver, fork out, fork over, fork up, hand over, render, turn in

4. give away (om kommunikasjon) give away information about somebody


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)betray, denounce, grass, rat, shit, shop, snitch, stag, tell on


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkinform


Mere spesifikke uttrykksell out









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