give in English – Common Errors
How to use give correctly
Sometimes the word ›give‹ is not used correctly. We've listed some phrases which are wrong and some which are correct. Always use a good dictionary if you're not sure.
|There's a church in this town.
|It gives a church in this town.
|Forget it. No way. That can't be true.
|That gives it not.
|Whose deal is it?
|Who gives now?
|What's the matter?
|What gives it?
|It'll all work out.
|That gives it.
Here are some correct phrases:
- What are you giving your brother for his birthday?
- Don't give up.
- He gives Russian lessons at school.
- I'll give you £50 for the painting.
- Do you give up?