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Example Sentences for "gave"

Harry's mother gave him an admiring look as he walked up to the stage to receive his award.

My uncle gave me a lot of good advice when I was trying to decide what to do after high school.

The old woman gave the doctor an agonized look and begged him to relieve her pain.

The witness gave an amazingly accurate description of the criminal - she even knew his eye color! Former President Gerald Ford oversaw the evacuation of Americans in Vietnam, and gave amnesty to draft resisters of the Vietnam war.

Bo gave Sherri a beautiful antique ring for their engagement.

The company gave him a large bonus in appreciation for his hard work.

The boss gave them each a generous bonus in appreciation of their fine efforts.

The audience gave him a standing ovation.

The teacher gave us an awful lot of homework last week.

We gave our daughters tickets to see her favorite band in concert for her birthday present.

The little girl's mother gave her a batch of brownies to take to school for her class party.

In the days of the explorers, Tahitian girls gave sexual favors to sailors in exchange for nails, which could easily be bent into fish hooks.

The video you gave me, which was supposed to have our kids' soccer game on it, was actually blank.

In the early part of Canada's history, European settlers gave blankets infected with disease to the native people in order to reduce their population.

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