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But give the Kingdom credit for its sense of mercy: The lashes will be administered only 50 at a time.
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In that photo, Merabet has a big smile that spreads across his whole face and lights up his eyes.
With chemotherapy, her doctors give her at least an 80 percent chance of survival.
We won't find out this season, though it comes up occasionally.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
What need to look to right or left when you are swallowing up free mile after mile of dizzying road?The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
Some weeks after, the creditor chanced to be in Boston, and in walking up Tremont street, encountered his enterprising friend.
In less than ten minutes, the bivouac was broken up, and our little army on the march.
The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.Physiology of The Opera|John H. Swaby (AKA "Scrici")
British Dictionary definitions for give-up
Idioms and Phrases with give-up
Surrender, as in The suspect gave himself up. [1100s]
Stop doing or performing something, as in They gave up the search, or She gave up smoking almost thirty years ago. [c. 1600]
Part with, relinquish, as in They gave up their New York apartment, or We gave up all hope of finding the lost tickets. [Mid-1500s]
Lose hope for, as in We had given you up as lost. [Late 1500s]
Admit defeat, as in I give up—what's the right answer? [c. 1600]
give up on. Abandon, lose one's faith in, as in I gave up on writing a novel, or She gave up on religion years ago. [Colloquial; second half of 1900s] Also see give oneself up to.