give up (1)
This page is about the phrasal verb give up (1)
If you give up, you stop trying to do something because it's too hard or because it can't be done.
- give up I know it's hard to find a job these days, but don't give up. Keep trying and sooner or later you'll get one.
- give up doing sth I decided to fix my printer myself, but the problem was too serious so I gave up trying and took it to the repair shop.
Jenny had failed her driving test six times, but she didn't give up. She said she would
Contributor: Matt Errey