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give in

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgive in phrasal verb1 ACCEPTto finally agree to do or accept something that you had at first opposed, especially because someone has forced or persuaded you to Eventually I gave in and accepted the job on their terms. Bob’s wife went on at him so much that eventually he gave in. to The government refused to give in to their demands.2 LOSE A GAME, COMPETITION, OR WARto accept that you are defeated in a game, fight, competition etcsurrender The rebels were eventually forced to give in. We will carry on fighting to the end. We will never give in.3 give something ↔ in British EnglishGIVE to give a piece of work or something you have written to someone in authority syn hand in You were supposed to give this work in four days ago. Rose decided to give in her notice (=officially say she was going to leave her job).give something ↔ in to All assignments must be given in to your teacher by Friday. give→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
give inJenny kept begging me for a new bicycle, and I finally gave in.Marie's stubborn, and she doesn't give in easily.In the end, I had to give in to dad -- he's usually right anyway.The President said he would never give in to demands by terrorists.You shouldn't always give in to other people -- stick up for yourself more.I figured if we gave in to them this time, they'd be back for another fight.give toShe was determined not to give in to despair.Agnes finally gives in to her feelings for the younger man and promises to marry him when she returns to the States.Her experience convinced her of the dangers of giving in to her oedipal desires.But she was not going to give in to him.Miles struggled not to give in to his feelings of anger and hopelessness.We will never give in to terrorist demands.She longed to give in to the desire in his eyes and her own body's urging.Several people took to squatting on the floor with shoes removed, having given in to the weight of their metallic dresses.Instead, he meekly gave in to them and regularly attended church.She would not give in to these men.Angrily she dashed the tears away with the back of one hand, refusing to give in to weakness and self-pity.give in ... noticeFinding that Mary Read was totally in control of all work out there, she swiftly gave in her notice.
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Verb table
give
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theygive
he, she, itgives
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygave
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave given
he, she, ithas given
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad given
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill give
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have given
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam giving
he, she, itis giving
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you, we, theyare giving
Past
I, he, she, itwas giving
you, we, theywere giving
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been giving
he, she, ithas been giving
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been giving
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be giving
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been giving
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