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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.
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.
give someone gypcause 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.