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Simple past tense for to transfer the possession of something to someone
“Edith's father would give her a doll to play with.”
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Simple past tense for to provide as an act of charity
“The community would generously give their time and money to help the family in their time of need.”
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Simple past tense for to pass a message to someone
“Please give my best wishes to your family.”
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Simple past tense for to entrust a personal property or belonging to someone
“This is why it's important not to give your entire financial affairs to just one investment company.”
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Simple past tense for used hyperbolically to express a great desire
“He would give his life for his family if he had to.”
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Simple past tense for to accord someone with an opportunity
“The judge would give Steven Avery the opportunity to address the court with a statement.”
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Simple past tense for to provide details via some form of printed material
“The menu will give the dishes we have available at our restaurant.”
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Simple past tense for to be a source of
“On the other hand, I was no angel either as I knew how to give trouble and get away with it!”
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Simple past tense for to yield as a product or result of
“Just adding some salt and pepper will give some added flavor to this dish.”
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Simple past tense for to provide a social event as host or hostess
“She decided to give a formal tea party for her fortieth birthday.”
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Simple past tense for to carry out a specified action
“As a sign of respect, you must give a bow when you meet the Queen.”
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Simple past tense for to produce a sound
“The loud trumpets would give a loud clamor, heralding the approach of the King's convoy.”
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Simple past tense for to carry out a physical interaction
“The two boys would give their friend a push on the swing.”
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Simple past tense for to alter in shape or succumb under physical pressure
“The large wooden doors would finally give after being repeatedly pummeled by the invaders.”
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Simple past tense for to perform or exhibit in public
“The renowned musician will give a public performance at the town square tomorrow afternoon.”
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Simple past tense for to provide in payment
“I would be willing to give quite a lot of money for that car.”
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Simple past tense for to make known an idea, emotion or opinion
“Everyone here will be allowed to give their opinion on this important matter.”
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Simple past tense for to apply oneself diligently towards a goal
“He would give himself entirely to his fledgling business.”
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Simple past tense for to transmit an infection, illness, or disease to someone
“I was afraid that the coughing passenger on the train would give his cold to me!”
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Simple past tense for to estimate or predict
“I give it two weeks before she starts feeling homesick.”
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To have granted something to someone
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To have set aside or reserved for a particular purpose
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To have given what is needed or desired
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To have been persuaded based on available information
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To have accorded someone with a unique gesture
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To have invested in or provided financial assistance
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To have furnished with, or caused to be present
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