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Meaning of "give ground" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIVE GROUND

give ground play
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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIVE GROUND

give a person his due
give a person what for
give a toss
give a wide berth to
give as good as one gets
give away
give battle
give birth
give chase
give free rein
give guard
give head
give hostages to fortune
give in
give it heaps
give it hot
give it up for someone
give me
give odds
give off

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIVE GROUND

all-around
all-round
around
background
bound
break new ground
campground
fall to the ground
foreground
get around
get off the ground
ground
into the ground
playground
round
surround
the high ground
to the ground
turnaround
underground
year-round

Synonyms and antonyms of give ground in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «give ground» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIVE GROUND

Find out the translation of give ground to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of give ground 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 ground» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

让步
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ceder terreno
570 millions of speakers

English

give ground
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जमीन दे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تقديم تنازلات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

дают основание
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ceder
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্থল প্রদান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

céder du terrain
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Memberi alasan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

geben Boden
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

地面を与える
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

땅 을 줄
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Menehi lemah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cho mặt đất
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தரையில் கொடுக்கவும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जमीन द्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Zemin vermek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dare terra
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ustąpić
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дають підставу
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

da sol
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υποχωρήσουν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gee grond
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ge vika
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gi bakken
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIVE GROUND»

The term «give ground» is regularly used and occupies the 106.290 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIVE GROUND» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIVE GROUND»

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Reclaiming Surrendered Ground: Protecting Your Family from ...
Pastor and author Warren Wiersbe explains what it means to give ground to Satan: If the believer cultivates in his life any known sin, he is giving Satan an opportunity to get a foothold, a beachhead in his life. Satan will then use this opportunity ...
Jim Logan, 2009
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English-Albanian Dictionary of Idioms
The engine gave forth a horrible grinding noise, and stopped. give ground 1. terhiqem, zmbrapsem □ The solders' position was under constant attack, but they refused to give ground. □ We launched a counter-attack and the enemy were ...
Ilo Stefanllari, 2000
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Rajpal Dictionary Of English Idioms & Phrases
Give forth: Emit; publish * The false news gives forth wrong signals amongst the people * Sensational news items are a common feature of some newspapers Give ground: Fall back; give way; yield; lose advantage * The heavy gun fire made ...
Shori, A K, 2010
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Cheater's Guide to Speaking English Like a Native
I had a run-in with my boss but I gave as good as I got. Give ground This is another old military term that refers to moving back, giving up ground, to an enemy. Now, it is used in a general sense to mean weakening your position; retreating from ...
Boye Lafayette De Mente, 2007
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Chembers 21 Century Dictionary
cut or take the ground from under someone's feet to act in anticipation of someone's plan, etc, destroying its effect. • down to the ground colloq absolutely; completely a suits me down to the ground. • give ground to give way; to retreat.
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Chambers Idioms
... off the ground to get (a project etc) started: We must try to get the campaign off the ground by the middle of next week. [A phrase from aviation.] give ground to be forced to move away from a strong position: She was attacked by many ...
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Finding Metaphor in Grammar and Usage: A Methodological ...
and they give ground and scatter for dear one way and another; so the Trojans until that time kept always in close chase assembled, stabbing at them with swords and leaf-headed spears, but every time the two Aiantes would swing round to ...
Gerard Steen, 2007
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Idioms and Phrases
Give ground Fail to keep one's position of advantage Unable to bear the intensity of the enemy fire, the army began to give ground. Give in Yield. submit; surrender The workers continued to strike work and it appeared they would not give ...
Prof. V.N. Sadasiva Rau, Sura College of Competition, 2004
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Runequest: Core Rulebook
Attack Succeeds but Inflicts Minimum Damage; Defender Forced to Give Ground: The dodge is partially successful. The attack still causes damage, however the damage is the minimum possible for the weapon in question. Damage modifiers  ...
Matthew Sprange, 2006
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Comprehensive English-Hindi dictionary:
^cftef T^cRT, TT> TT TTTtTR T^eRT 1 To gain ground, to advance 3TT T5TT, 3TPt ^TRT, STTTf I To lose ground, to be defeated 1R 'JIHI ) To give ground, to retreat 1?HTr, Tt# ^?TT I To hold one's ground, to stand firm SSR Tft TfRT, ^5TT TT 5ei ...
Bholānātha Tivārī, Amaranātha Kapūra, Viśvaprakāśa Gupta, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIVE GROUND»

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July 11: Your daily horoscope
The planets warn it would be wiser to give ground now, even on issues you feel strongly about, as it will put you in a winning position later on. «The Globe and Mail, Jul 15»
2
Some Free Advice For San Fran's Chipotle and Min Wage Lovers
You celebrate the gains that have been made on the behalf of the not-so-lucky and refuse to give ground to the naysayers. See how those ... «Town Hall, Jul 15»
3
President Obama places odds of reaching nuclear deal with Iran at …
Obama's administration has been floored by Iran's refusal in the last minute to give ground on revealing previous military dimensions of the ... «ChristianToday, Jul 15»
4
FTSE rebound continues as Greece backs down on reforms
Prime minister Alexis Tsipras' latest proposals give ground on issues ranging from pension reform to VAT, suggesting Athens may be able to ... «Investment Week, Jul 15»
5
Greek deal in sight as Germany bows to huge global pressure for …
... the eurozone bail-out fund (ESM) - perhaps worth as much as €60bn – and is reportedly ready give ground on tax rises and pension cuts. «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Nominee Dunford: Russia Greatest …
... ISIS have only yielded 60 acceptable recruits, Dunford agreed with the notion that it would remain difficult to give ground forces the capability ... «National Defense Magazine, Jul 15»
7
Obama: Chances of Iran deal lower than 50-50
... Iranian refusals to give ground on revealing the past military dimensions of the program and their insistence on lifting missile restrictions. «News8000.com - WKBT, Jul 15»
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Labour MP 'agrees' with call to sack Tube strikers
Aslef Tube organiser Finn Brennan said talks had broken down on Tuesday afternoon after bosses “didn't indicate they would give ground on anything at all.”. «Morning Star Online, Jul 15»
9
Boomers to blame for Nick Kyrgios' faults
Council must give ground on the price of the Wattle Street depot site; the government must build a school that will cater for the population influx ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
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Greece's rebellion will only harden Germany's approach
Someone has to give ground. Germany and France has to hold fast as they cannot be seen to be weak, but no-one wants Greece to fall apart, ... «Channel 4 News, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Give ground [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/give-ground>. May 2021 ».
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