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give of (oneself or something)

To dedicate or devote oneself or something to some cause or goal. I'm impressed that the CEO gave of his millions so freely. No wonder she's exhausted—she really gives of herself every time she takes the stage.
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give of

v.
1. To devote or contribute something: She really gave of her time to help.
2. To devote oneself to something. Used reflexively: They give of themselves to improve the quality of education.
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Give of your talent: Whether it is decorating, balancing a chequebook, or having a workout regimen, there are those that can benefit from your skills and talent.
Regifting not only reuses materials, it promotes a sense of history, of family, of connectedness, and it gets you back to the true sense of giving--that you give of yourself, not of big box retail chains.