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give (one) gyp

To induce or cause physical pain in one. Primarily heard in UK. Ugh, my hip has been giving me gyp again in this damp, cold weather.
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gyp someone out of something

to deceive someone in order to get something of value. The salesclerk gypped me out of a dollar. The taxi driver tried to gyp me out of a fortune by driving all over the place.
See also: gyp, of, out

give someone gyp

cause pain or severe discomfort to someone. British informal
Gyp may be a dialect contraction of gee-up , a word of command used to urge a horse to move faster, the connection being that, in this phrase, whatever is giving someone gyp is preventing them from resting or taking things easy.
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give somebody ˈgyp

(British English, informal) cause somebody a lot of pain: My back’s been giving me gyp again lately.
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What remains unknown is how many more gyp stack bombs will explode between now and then--and what the industry will do with its waste once the gyp stacks are shut down.
Our results showed positive relationship of PH with GYP which was in contrast to the previous reports showing negative relationship among two traits (De Vita et al.
Later, at the 1899 conspiracy trial of Paul Deroulede and his cohorts, Gyp even testified in the High Court.
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He's brave and he'll tackle his heart out but keep running at him and that shoulder's going to start giving him gyp.
may inhibit the metabolism of pimozide by GYP 3A4," the letter said.
The Notorious Life of Gyp, Right-Wing Anarchist in Fin-de-Siecle France.
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This puts a little bit of a doubt in there because my body is giving me gyp, but I would deem myself as a fit bloke so hopefilly I can get myself strong enough so that the injury is something we can manage.
So what's the problem unless the knee is giving him gyp.
Running at number 21,H Glyn Jones,of Bodfari, with Moel Eira, took the lead -only to be equal led by Medwyn Evans,of Llanfachreth, with Gyp.
Additionally, Portland cement grade gyp rock utilizes this grade material.