give to


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give (something) to (someone)

1. To pass or hand something to someone Can you give these files to Bob for me? I already gave my present to Mom—was I supposed to wait?
2. To bestow or gift something to someone. I plan to give my grandmother's ring to my daughter when she turns 18. Please give this money to the landscaper when he comes by later.
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give something to someone

to bestow something, such as a gift, on someone. Please give this to Sally Wilson. Who gave this book to me? I want to thank whoever it was.
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Although the percentage of people who give to religious congregations is declining, those who give to religion are giving at steady rates.
Through the act of marital consent, a man and a woman give to one another a new and irrevocable identity.
Even though there is still no uniformity among appeals courts on the proper deference to give to revenue rulings, the trend appears to be moving toward applying the Skidmore deference standard to rulings.
Nearly 70 percent of those government workers who made five or more contributions to either Sheahan or Stroger did not give to anyone else.
Would you want to see a soup kitchen close down because you'd rather give to a charity that has five years of available assets?
Here's how it works: Any Teamsters member who wants to give to the PAC signs a form, which goes to his employer's payroll office.
Charitable giving in America is as diverse as the lives of the millions of individuals who give to more than one-half million charitable organizations.
In contrast, the RXT view is that power is the amount of a resource that an individual can give to others.
The amount they give to the parish and their willingness to get involved in parish life surprises their new pastors.
They show a disregard for the reasons people give to causes and ultimately may end up hurting the causes they claim to promote.
Overall, readers say they look to give to missions, not to huge administrative budgets.
One person will give to collections for foreign missions and for the Campaign for Human Development and not to collections for Catholic University or Peter's Pence.