How to use Gave-away in a sentence
The little tired legs gave away in the end.
His pointed teeth, soulless eyes and rumbling growl gave away the otherwise human-looking creature as a demon.
In so doing he gave away a highly serviceable political weapon.
And I gave away the only vamp who could track them to Damian.
A feature of this struggle was the reckless way in which the rival kings gave away the property of the crown in order to gain adherents, thus enriching the princes and weakening the central government.Advertisement
He gave away everything, money, villages, domains, whole counties, to the utter impoverishment of the treasury, thereby rendering the crown, for the first time in Hungarian history, dependent upon the great feudatories, who, in Hungary as elsewhere, took all they could get and gave as little as possible in return.
They pruned Burkes Economical Reform Bill till it left as many abuses as it suppressed; and though the bill prohibited the grant of pensions above 300, they hastily gave away pensions of much larger value to their own friends before the bill had received the royal assent.
I take it this isnt the same LOUISE who gave away her American bulldogs due to lack of time?
The Danish rule had, during the centuries following the Reformation, gradually brought Iceland to the verge of economic ruin; the ancient Parliament of the island, which had degenerated to a mere shadow, had been abolished in 1800; all the revenue of Iceland went into the Danish treasury, and only very small sums were spent for the good of the island; but worst of all was the notorious monopoly which gave away the whole trade of Iceland to a single Danish trading company.
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Izzie had spent so much time planning Meredith's wedding from her hospital bed that Meredith ultimately gave away her wedding to her ailing friend.
His one thought was family aggrandizement, and while it is unlikely that he meditated making the papacy hereditary in the house of Borgia, he certainly gave away its temporal estates to his children as though they belonged to him.
Wesley rose at four, lived on X28 a year and gave away the remainder of his income.
She inherited nearly all of his great fortune, and out of it she gave away a long series of liberal benefactions to various institutions
He bought wild lands, took stock in mining companies, desiccated egg companies, patent looms, photo-lithographic companies, gave away profusely, lent to plausible rascals, and was the ready prey of every new inventor who chanced to find him with money or with property that he could readily convert into money.Advertisement
She had been forced upon him by his father, and he had never loved her; but he always treated her with marked respect, and provided her with a generous income, half of which she gave away in charity.
He did not fare nearly as well on that season as he did during his first season, as he gave away an immunity idol and wound up voted off.