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  • 1 give back — verb Date: 1548 intransitive verb retire, retreat transitive verb to send in return or reply ; restore, return …

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  • 2 To give back — Give Give, v. i. 1. To give a gift or gifts. [1913 Webster] 2. To yield to force or pressure; to relax; to become less rigid; as, the earth gives under the feet. [1913 Webster] 3. To become soft or moist. [Obs.] Bacon . [1913 Webster] 4. To move; …

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  • 3 To give back — Give Give (g[i^]v), v. t. [imp. {Gave} (g[=a]v); p. p. {Given} (g[i^]v n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Giving}.] [OE. given, yiven, yeven, AS. gifan, giefan; akin to D. geven, OS. ge[eth]an, OHG. geban, G. geben, Icel. gefa, Sw. gifva, Dan. give, Goth.… …

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  • 4 Give — Give, v. i. 1. To give a gift or gifts. [1913 Webster] 2. To yield to force or pressure; to relax; to become less rigid; as, the earth gives under the feet. [1913 Webster] 3. To become soft or moist. [Obs.] Bacon . [1913 Webster] 4. To move; to… …

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  • 5 Give — (g[i^]v), v. t. [imp. {Gave} (g[=a]v); p. p. {Given} (g[i^]v n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Giving}.] [OE. given, yiven, yeven, AS. gifan, giefan; akin to D. geven, OS. ge[eth]an, OHG. geban, G. geben, Icel. gefa, Sw. gifva, Dan. give, Goth. giban. Cf.… …

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  • 6 give as good as one gets — {v. phr.} To be able to give back blow for blow; defend yourself well in a fight or argument. * /The Americans gave as good as they got in the war with the English./ * /George gave as good as he got in his fight with the older boy./ Compare: EYE… …

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  • 7 give as good as one gets — {v. phr.} To be able to give back blow for blow; defend yourself well in a fight or argument. * /The Americans gave as good as they got in the war with the English./ * /George gave as good as he got in his fight with the older boy./ Compare: EYE… …

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  • 8 Give Something Back Business Products — (GSB) is an Oakland, California based, for profit business, was established in 1991 by Mike Hannigan and Sean Marx to sell business products for less while donating a significant share of profits back to the community in the form of charitable… …

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  • 9 Give My Regards to Davy — is Cornell University s primary fight song. The song s lyrics were written in 1905 by Charles E. Tourison 1905, W. L. Umstad 1906, and Bill Forbes 1906, a trio of roommates at Beta Theta Pi, and set to the tune of George M. Cohan s Give My… …

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  • 10 Give or Keep — was a pricing game on the American television game show, The Price Is Right . Played from December 27, 1972 to October 22, 1990,citation|last1=Sly|first=John|title=The Best of The Price Is Right – Liner Notes|publisher=BCI] it was played for a… …

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  • 11 Give Something Back — may refer to any of a number of organizations and businesses, including:* Give Something Back Business Products * Give Something Back International Foundation * The Lutheran Church s Give Something Back college scholarship endowment fund …

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  • 12 Back In... — Back In... is a retrospective documentary series currently broadcasting on the Canadian music video channel MuchMoreMusic. The series also airs on Star! and some Citytv stations. 20 episodes have been broadcast, each profiled by a different year …

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  • 13 give ground — {v. phr.} To go backward under attack; move back; retreat. * /After fighting for a while the troops slowly began to give ground./ * /Although they were outnumbered by the enemy, the men refused to give ground./ Compare: DRAW BACK, DROP BACK, LOSE …

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  • 14 give ground — {v. phr.} To go backward under attack; move back; retreat. * /After fighting for a while the troops slowly began to give ground./ * /Although they were outnumbered by the enemy, the men refused to give ground./ Compare: DRAW BACK, DROP BACK, LOSE …

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  • 15 Back pain — Different regions (curvatures) of the vertebral column ICD 10 M54 ICD …

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  • 17 Back to Basics (Christina Aguilera album) — Back to Basics Studio album by Christina Aguilera Released August …

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  • 18 Back flip — is a generic term for a sequence of body movements in which a person leaps into the air, performs one complete backwards revolution while still in the air, and then lands on the feet. Variations of back flips, such as the back tuck and back… …

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  • 19 give up — {v.} 1a. To stop trying to keep; surrender; yield. * /The dog had the ball in his mouth and wouldn t give it up./ * /Jimmy is giving up his job as a newsboy when he goes back to school./ Compare: GIVE ONESELF UP, HAND OVER, LET GO(1a). Contrast:… …

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  • 20 give up — {v.} 1a. To stop trying to keep; surrender; yield. * /The dog had the ball in his mouth and wouldn t give it up./ * /Jimmy is giving up his job as a newsboy when he goes back to school./ Compare: GIVE ONESELF UP, HAND OVER, LET GO(1a). Contrast:… …

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