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Meaning of "give someone the air" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIVE SOMEONE THE AIR

give someone the air play
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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIVE SOMEONE THE AIR

give rise to
give someone a leg up
give someone a piece of one´s mind
give someone a row
give someone curry
give someone enough rope to hang himself
give someone hell
give someone his head
give someone one
give someone the benefit of the doubt
give someone the best
give someone the bird
give someone the cold shoulder
give someone the dingbats
give someone the flick
give someone the slip
give something a miss
give something a whirl
give something houseroom
give suck to

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIVE SOMEONE THE AIR

a breath of fresh air
castle in the air
clear the air
compressed air
fresh air
hot air
in the air
into thin air
light air
lighter than air
off air
off the air
on the air
open air
out of thin air
sea air
take the air
up in the air
walk on air
with one´s nose in the air

Synonyms and antonyms of give someone the air in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «give someone the air» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIVE SOMEONE THE AIR

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

Translator English - Chinese

给别人的气
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dar a alguien el aire
570 millions of speakers

English

give someone the air
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

किसी को हवा दे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إعطاء شخص الهواء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

дать кому воздух
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dar a alguém o ar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কেউ বাতাস দিতে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

donner à quelqu´un l´air
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Memberi seseorang udara
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

jemandem die Luft
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

誰かに空気を与える
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

사람 에게 공기를 제공
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Menehi wong udara
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cung cấp cho một người nào đó không khí
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

யாரோ காற்று கொடுக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कोणीतरी हवा द्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Birini havaya vermek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dare a qualcuno l´aria
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dać komuś powietrze
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дати кому повітря
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

da cineva aer
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δώσει κάποιος τον αέρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gee iemand die lug
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ge någon luft
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gi noen luften
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of give someone the air

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIVE SOMEONE THE AIR»

The term «give someone the air» is used very little and occupies the 173.582 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIVE SOMEONE THE AIR»

Discover the use of give someone the air in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to give someone the air and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A Collection of Confusible Phrases
Jack told them to wait till he gave the word. and then to make all the noise they could. give oneself airs give someone the air give oneself airs - act conceited or superior: Sally is always giving herself airs. You'd think she had royal blood. give  ...
Yuri Dolgopolov, 2004
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A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
(P.B.) With 2 and 3 cf. stick, n., 22 and 23, q.v. give (someone) the air. To dismiss: adopted, ex US, early 1930s; ob. (COD, 1934 Sup.) give (someone, or —thing) the arse. To dismiss, reject. See arse. give the bag, belt, bullet, kick-out, pike, ...
Eric Partridge, 2006
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English idioms for Spanish speakers
... give someone a smile 255 to give someone a wide berth 24 to give someone his just deserts 69 to give someone the air 6 to give someone the cold shoulder 248 to give someone the green light 159 to give someone the red-carpet treatment ...
Eugene Savaiano, Lynn W. Winget, 2007
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Idiomatic Expressions with English Grammar' 99 Ed.
... LIFT GIVE SOMEONE ENOUGH ROPE GIVE SOMEONE HIS DUE GIVE SOMEONE HIS RIGHTS GrVE SOMEONE//HIS WALKING PAPERS/ THE BOOT GIVE SOMEONE THE AIR — to make somebody stop to ponder about something — to ...
Cruz, Et Al
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The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition
See GIVE sOMEONE THE AIR. get the ax Also, get the boot or bounce or can or heave-ho or hook or sack or walking papers. Be discharged or fired, expelled, or rejected. For example, He got the ax at the end of the first week, or The manager  ...
Christine Ammer, 2013
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American idioms dictionary:
Usually said as a command.) □ Hey Bob, give me some skin! □ Come over here , you guys. I want you to meet my brother and give him some skin! give someone the air See get the air. give someone the ax See get the sack. give someone the ...
Ричард А Спиерс, 1991
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アメリカ囗語辞典
give something some English 356 give someone's spirits a lift 684 give someone that line (about something} 693 give someone the air 11 give someone the ax(e) (for something} 28 give someone the boot 123 give someone the Bronx cheer ...
John G. McCaleb, 安田一郎, Edward Seidensticker, 1983
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Nichi-Bei kōgo jiten: modern colloquialisms revised ...
... not ~ 854 give someone a workout 870 give someone due respect 69 give someone more credit 847 give someone parental guidance •••339 give someone the air 732 give someone the ax 160 give someone the boot 160 give someone the ...
Edward Seidensticker, Michihiro Matsumoto, 1982
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The Key to English: Figurative expressions
... but they're just giving him enough rope to hang himself. give someone his head permit someone to act freely Well, he is young and inexperienced, but let's give him his head for a while and see how he makes out. give someone the air ( gate) ...
English Language Services, 1966
10
Srpsko-engleski frazeološki rečnik
... momka/devojku * prekinuti vezu s kim * dati nokat kome zargon X to leave someone * to walk out on someone * to throw someone over (for someone else) * to jilt someone * to give someone the air informal * to give someone theax(e) coll.
Živorad Kovačević, 2002

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