English version

give out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgive out phrasal verb1 give something ↔ outGIVE to give something to each person in a group syn hand out Can you give the drinks out, please?give something ↔ out to Students were giving out leaflets to everyone on the street.2 STOP MOVINGif part of your body gives out, it stops working properly or becomes much weaker Just as I approached the town, my legs finally gave out.3 FINISH/USE ALL OF somethingif a supply of something gives out, there is none left My money was beginning to give out and there were no jobs to be found. After two hours her patience gave out.4 give out somethingSEND to produce something such as light, heat, or a signal syn emit A gas lamp gave out a pale yellowish light.5 give something ↔ out British English formalSAY/STATE to announce something, especially officially It was given out that the government was to enter into negotiations with the rebels. give→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
give outThe musical triangle gives out a clear, beautiful note when struck.The oil lamp gave out a pleasant yellowish light.The stun gun, when applied to the body, gives out a sharp electric shock.give toFirst, transfer payments actually give money out to the poor.
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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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