German English Dictionary

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geben in English:

1. give give


Cows give milk.
Every time cigarettes go up in price, many people try to give up smoking.
This condo is getting old. Why don't we redecorate to give it a fresh feel?
I'd like to know when you plan to give me back the scissors I lent you.
It is sad that so few people give money to help the hungry.
Stop beating around the bush and give it to me straight!
Is it true that you recover from colds when you give them to someone else?
If you agree to buy 3,000 of them, we'll give you a 3 percent discount.
It's out of stock, but I can give you a rain check.
I get really bad performance anxiety before I give a speech.
If I were prime minister, I'd give Clinton a good talking to.
It seems that Tom had planned to give Mary the loan she had been looking for.
Give water to the thirsty and food to the hungry.
They always give their attention to environmental problems.
Human beings seem to find it difficult to give up their old habits.

English word "geben"(give) occurs in sets:

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2. giving giving


I love giving gifts.
Giving advice to him is like talking to a brick wall.
Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I've done it thousands of times.
We can save on translations by giving it to an employee whose mother speaks that language. -- And I suppose you save on the cost of a doctor by seeing someone whose mother had been a doctor?
The horse does not just represent energy, high spirits, prosperity, development, but also stands for a national spirit of struggling on without stopping, and of striving on without giving up.
Weakness brought on by a number of respiratory ailments had forced him just last week to announce that he was giving up his conducting career.
When using this information, I will follow any conditions you specify, whether that's anonymity or giving detailed reference.
About 50 percent of the firms in Japan have acknowledged the necessity of giving their workers longer holidays, and think summer holidays are needed to give their workers both mental and physical refreshment.
Sheep and horses are set out to pasture, there are sheepdogs too. How about giving it a visit once?
Instead of giving the money, that is the normal coin of the realm, which is the phrase that everyone used then, they would give them a token, and this token might be metal, might be wood, might be cardboard.
Just as the female ant after coition loses her wings, which then become superfluous, nay, dangerous for breeding purposes, so for the most part does a woman lose her beauty after giving birth to one or two children; and probably for the same reasons.
The mythical Kraken, thick as a ship and three times as wide, once made an attack on Christopher Columbus's fleet... giving Columbus no choice but to eat him.
Giving such large contributions to charities made him feel that he had a feather in his cap.
A renowned tactician, Christopher Columbus once downed an entire pirate fleet by stealing all of their fruits and vegetables, thus giving them scurvy.
Therefore I'm giving up for now. I'll still try to check out other possibilities but ... I think hopes are slim.

English word "geben"(giving) occurs in sets:

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