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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.
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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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It was great for focusing attention on the earlier film's carefully conceived and developed characters, but since there's no one remotely like that in this movie, you just feel gypped out of what could've been a rare chance to watch baseball move really fast.
I feel like I'm getting gypped when I order them,'' said Philip Peters of Dallas, who was having lunch with friends recently at a Dallas restaurant.