[ɡeɪv] or [ɡev]
(-) imp. of Give.
(imp.) of Give
Inputed by Deborah
pa.t. of give.
- A hinge gave out a resentful groan. Edgar Rice Burroughs. The Gods of Mars.
- The aspect of piteous distress on his face, almost as imploring a merciful and kind judgment from his child, gave her a sudden sickening. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. North and South.
- Mr. Bruff took her hand, and gave it a little squeeze. Wilkie Collins. The Moonstone.
- He gave battle at Kadessia (637). H. G. Wells. The Outline of History_Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind.
- With trembling hand she gave him the paper, and sat white and motionless looking at him while he read it. Mary Shelley. The Last Man.
- The man touched his hat, got out of the fly immediately, and gave me the letter. Wilkie Collins. The Woman in White.
- I gave him a little time to recover. Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- So the world was kind enough to call him; and so he was, if more than twenty years of residence gave him a claim to the title. Charles Dickens. Little Dorrit.
- Before leaving this period of his career, it is to be noted that it gave Edison many favorable opportunities. Frank Lewis Dyer. Edison, His Life and Inventions.
- Gudrun gave a little cry of excitement, as if pierced with delight. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- Monsieur curled his lip, gave me a vicious glance of the eye, and strode to his estrade. Charlotte Bronte. Villette.
- With which he took them out, and gave them, not to Miss Havisham, but to me. Charles Dickens. Great Expectations.
- He gave a reckless shrug. Edith Wharton. The Age of Innocence.
- I got into the cab and gave the driver the address of Simmons, one of the men I knew who was studying singing. Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell To Arms.
- She turned to me, and gave me her hand. Wilkie Collins. The Moonstone.
- Receive at parting;' here he gave him a southern embrace, and kissed him soundly on both cheeks; 'the word of a gentleman! Charles Dickens. Little Dorrit.
- This gave a clear, but not a permanent, light. Rupert S. Holland. Historic Inventions.
- He then took himself to a neighbouring hospice and gave himself up to scourgings and austerities. H. G. Wells. The Outline of History_Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind.
- Joe gave me some more gravy. Charles Dickens. Great Expectations.
- He said so repeatedly; other things he said too, which marked the turn of his feelings and gave the lie to his actions. Jane Austen. Sense and Sensibility.
- He had no money to pay him, and so gave him all his clothes except those he had on. Rupert S. Holland. Historic Inventions.
- The glance she gave was at once explanatory and defiant. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- He gave me another significant look as he passed on into the sitting-room. Wilkie Collins. The Moonstone.
- Such were the gentle murmurs of Mrs. Bennet, and they gave way only to the greater distress of Mr. Bingley's continued absence. Jane Austen. Pride and Prejudice.
- The enemy gave up all idea of detaching troops from Columbus. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- I put her in her cab as I was coming in, and she gave the driver the Trenors' address. Edith Wharton. The House of Mirth.
- That's very kind of him, considering the battering I gave him yesterday. Fergus Hume. The Island of Fantasy.
- His health soon gave out, when he was succeeded by Captain Comstock, also of the Engineer Corps. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- The ex-butler had obtained a small freehold there likewise, which gave him a vote for the borough. William Makepeace Thackeray. Vanity Fair.
- The person of the house gave a weird little laugh here, and gave them another look out of the corners of her eyes. Charles Dickens. Our Mutual Friend.