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The creative act lasts but a brief moment, a lightning instant of give-and-take, just long enough for you to level the camera and to trap the fleeting prey in your little box.
Henri Cartier-Bresson

Meaning of "give-and-take" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIVE-AND-TAKE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIVE-AND-TAKE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Give-And-Take is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb give-and-take in English.

WHAT DOES GIVE-AND-TAKE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of give-and-take in the English dictionary

The first definition of give-and-take in the dictionary is mutual concessions, shared benefits, and cooperation. Other definition of give-and-take is a smoothly flowing exchange of ideas and talk. Give-And-Take is also to make mutual concessions.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO GIVE-AND-TAKE

PRESENT

Present
I give-and-take
you give-and-take
he/she/it give-and-takes
we give-and-take
you give-and-take
they give-and-take
Present continuous
I am give-and-taking
you are give-and-taking
he/she/it is give-and-taking
we are give-and-taking
you are give-and-taking
they are give-and-taking
Present perfect
I have give-and-taked
you have give-and-taked
he/she/it has give-and-taked
we have give-and-taked
you have give-and-taked
they have give-and-taked
Present perfect continuous
I have been give-and-taking
you have been give-and-taking
he/she/it has been give-and-taking
we have been give-and-taking
you have been give-and-taking
they have been give-and-taking
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I give-and-taked
you give-and-taked
he/she/it give-and-taked
we give-and-taked
you give-and-taked
they give-and-taked
Past continuous
I was give-and-taking
you were give-and-taking
he/she/it was give-and-taking
we were give-and-taking
you were give-and-taking
they were give-and-taking
Past perfect
I had give-and-taked
you had give-and-taked
he/she/it had give-and-taked
we had give-and-taked
you had give-and-taked
they had give-and-taked
Past perfect continuous
I had been give-and-taking
you had been give-and-taking
he/she/it had been give-and-taking
we had been give-and-taking
you had been give-and-taking
they had been give-and-taking
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will give-and-take
you will give-and-take
he/she/it will give-and-take
we will give-and-take
you will give-and-take
they will give-and-take
Future continuous
I will be give-and-taking
you will be give-and-taking
he/she/it will be give-and-taking
we will be give-and-taking
you will be give-and-taking
they will be give-and-taking
Future perfect
I will have give-and-taked
you will have give-and-taked
he/she/it will have give-and-taked
we will have give-and-taked
you will have give-and-taked
they will have give-and-taked
Future perfect continuous
I will have been give-and-taking
you will have been give-and-taking
he/she/it will have been give-and-taking
we will have been give-and-taking
you will have been give-and-taking
they will have been give-and-taking
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would give-and-take
you would give-and-take
he/she/it would give-and-take
we would give-and-take
you would give-and-take
they would give-and-take
Conditional continuous
I would be give-and-taking
you would be give-and-taking
he/she/it would be give-and-taking
we would be give-and-taking
you would be give-and-taking
they would be give-and-taking
Conditional perfect
I would have give-and-take
you would have give-and-take
he/she/it would have give-and-take
we would have give-and-take
you would have give-and-take
they would have give-and-take
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been give-and-taking
you would have been give-and-taking
he/she/it would have been give-and-taking
we would have been give-and-taking
you would have been give-and-taking
they would have been give-and-taking
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you give-and-take
we let´s give-and-take
you give-and-take
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to give-and-take
Past participle
give-and-taked
Present Participle
give-and-taking
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIVE-AND-TAKE

give something a whirl
give something houseroom
give suck to
give the devil his due
give the game away
give the lie to
give them heaps
give to the world
give up
give up the ghost
give vent to
give way
give way to
giveable
giveaway
giveback
given
given name
givenness
giver

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIVE-AND-TAKE

air-intake
at stake
double take
entertake
give or take
intake
matsutake
mistake
outtake
overtake
partake
piss-take
retake
shiitake
slow on the uptake
stake
stocktake
take
undertake
uptake

Synonyms and antonyms of give-and-take in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GIVE-AND-TAKE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «give-and-take» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of give-and-take

Translation of «give-and-take» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIVE-AND-TAKE

Find out the translation of give-and-take to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of give-and-take from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «give-and-take» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

给予和采取
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dar y tomar
570 millions of speakers

English

give-and-take
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दे और ले
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تعطي والعطاء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

давать и брать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dar e receber
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

লেন - দেন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

concessions mutuelles
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

memberi dan menerima
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Geben und nehmen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

持ちつ持たれつ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

주고받는
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Menehi-lan-njupuk
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cho -và-nhận
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கொடுக்க மற்றும் எடுக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

देणे-आणि-घ्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ver ve al
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dare - e - prendere
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dać - a - ma
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

давати і брати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

da - și - ia
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δούναι και λαβείν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gee - en - neem
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ge -och-ta
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gi - og-ta
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of give-and-take

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIVE-AND-TAKE»

The term «give-and-take» is quite widely used and occupies the 45.202 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIVE-AND-TAKE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «give-and-take» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «give-and-take» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about give-and-take

EXAMPLES

3 QUOTES WITH «GIVE-AND-TAKE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word give-and-take.
1
Henri Cartier-Bresson
The creative act lasts but a brief moment, a lightning instant of give-and-take, just long enough for you to level the camera and to trap the fleeting prey in your little box.
2
Chris Evert
Relationships are give-and-take, and when you're a tennis player, you're certainly not giving. You have to be self-absorbed. It has to be about you.
3
Tom Price
I liked the give-and-take of a policy discussion in the community, with citizens. I didn't know that even took place, frankly, but I never dreamed it would be an enjoyable thing to do.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIVE-AND-TAKE»

Discover the use of give-and-take in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to give-and-take and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success
In a world in which so many takers such as Bernard Madoff and Raj Rajaratnam have ruined lives and reputations, this book will reassure readers that the real power lies in becoming a giver.
Adam Grant, 2013
2
Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success
In a world in which so many takers such as Bernard Madoff and Raj Rajaratnam have ruined lives and reputations, this book will reassure readers that the real power lies in becoming a giver.
Adam Grant, 2013
3
Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success
Explains how networking and leadership skills are subject to the professional interaction styles of takers, matchers, and givers, and how these personalities dramatically shape success rates.
Adam M. Grant, 2013
4
Give and Take
GIVE AND TAKE changes our fundamental understanding of why we succeed, offering a new model for our relationships with colleagues, clients and competitors.
Adam Grant, 2013
5
Give and Take: A Candid Account of Corporate Philanthropy
Shows how businesses can create charitable foundations, and shares examples of innovative corporate giving
Reynold Levy, 1999
6
Between Give And Take: A Clinical Guide To Contextual Therapy
This volume provides a comprehensive, sharply focused guide to the clinical use of Contextual Therapy as a therapy rooted in the reality of human relationships.
Ivan Krasner Boszormenyi-Nagy, 2013
7
Give and Take
Eighteen-year-old Spence, long the center of a family of adoring sisters, cousins, and grandmother, thinks he knows about women, and then he meets the mentally and sexually liberated, twenty-year-old Audrey.
Norma Klein, 1986
8
Give and Take Revise
The bestselling and most complete negotiating guide (more than 400,000 copies sold of the first edition)--revised to reflect the changes in business over the last two decades.
Chester L. Karrass, 1995
9
Bramble and Maggie: Give and Take
Feeling bored when her human companion attends school, Bramble the horse gets into mischief involving Mr. Dingle next door until a misbehaving hen and a midnight visitor help turn Bramble into a good neighbor.
Jessie Haas, 2013
10
The Give and Take of Everyday Life: Language Socialization ...
In Kaluli society, as in many others in Papua New Guinea, reciprocity plays a primary role in social life. In families, social relationships are constituted through giving and sharing food.
Bambi B. Schieffelin, 1990

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIVE-AND-TAKE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term give-and-take is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Weber: Whitecaps' Waston and Sporting KC's Dwyer downplay turf war
"Nothing, just football, it was a normal battle," said Waston, the Costa Rican clearly downplaying a give-and-take that ended with both players ... «The Province, Jul 15»
2
Advice From the Field: Manager's dilemma: Up the hours or add staff …
However, there may or may not be give-and-take in their life to extend work hours. The number of days and weeks that willingness lasts is ... «Times Herald-Record, Jul 15»
3
Flynt endorses Hillary … a serious move
Kengor insists that the give-and-take relationship between Flynt and the Clintons might be offensive to many, but that it's effective business and ... «OneNewsNow, Jul 15»
4
Volunteers give nursing home residents a voice
She enjoyed extra time with her dogs, but missed the daily give-and-take with her clients in California. The long-term care ombudsman program ... «Kitsap Sun, Jul 15»
5
We need to be vigilant against Chummy Corporate TV
Instead you got the usual CCTV give-and-take, where the producers and Virgin both tried to pursue their respective agendas, but not to the ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
6
Flagler Chamber hears from state CFO
“I don't see us yet having mapped out how we're going to meet the challenge,” Atwater said. “I think it's going to be an ongoing give-and-take.”. «Daytona Beach News-Journal, Jul 15»
7
What journalist's skill do the best bosses employ? They talk with …
How will they buy into your digital strategy without real give-and-take about your vision? They won't. They can't. Without a boss who talks to ... «Poynter.org, Jul 15»
8
Mountain Nothing But Trail: Raw 100 Tunes Out the Fuss
The production room doings ultimately pull the lens back so far that we lose the intimate give-and-take that makes mountain biking (or any ... «TheInertia.com, Jul 15»
9
George Jonas: In the face of evil, find no comfort in pacifism
This is an impasse that cannot be resolved by the give-and-take of negotiations, only by the imperative of force. To avoid misunderstanding, the ... «National Post, Jul 15»
10
SD Lifeguards to City Management: 'No Tommy Bahama Gear …
... are out there that they want to talk more about, we are wide open and we want to have a relationship where's there's ongoing give-and-take.". «NBC 7 San Diego, Jul 15»

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