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How to Conjugate Give Out
- Infinitive: Give Out
- Present Tense: Give Out/ Gives Out
- -ing Form: Giving Out
- Past Tense: Gave Out
- Past Participle: Given Out
Definitions of Give Out:
1. To distribute something.
Examples: Giving out fliers is the easiest job!
Walmart is giving out free pajamas for Christmas.
2. When something stops functioning.
Examples: Dad’s old Chevy truck finally gave out after 40 years.
Grandma had to have surgery because her knees gave out.
3. To make information public.
Examples: The professor will give out the names of the students who are going to be graduating this summer.
I don’t like social media because people give out all kinds of information about themselves that I don’t care to know.
4. When something produces or emits something.
Examples: The monitor is giving out some weird noise.
The truck in front of us is giving out a lot of smoke.
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