donate/give blood

idiom

: to have blood taken out of one's body so that it can be put into the body of a person who needs it
She donates/gives blood twice a year.

Examples of donate/give blood in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web People can reserve a spot to donate blood through the American Red Cross Blood Services webpage. The Courier-Journal, 4 Apr. 2024 Gunfire and screams Long lines formed in Moscow on Saturday for people to donate blood. Guy Faulconbridge, USA TODAY, 23 Mar. 2024 And fellow seminarians with the same blood type came every day to give blood. Lizz Schumer, Peoplemag, 14 Mar. 2024 American Red Cross The Snoopy campaign’s intent, the Red Cross said, was to prompt teens and young adults to give blood for the first time. Erika Edwards, NBC News, 14 Jan. 2024 She was also required to give blood on a weekly basis and was limited to consuming one hour of TV each night and only before 9 p.m. The #FreeBritney movement, which was revealed to Spears by a nurse at the facility, was a peak into the outside world that she was being kept away from. Larisha Paul, Rolling Stone, 20 Oct. 2023 So there is a chance, albeit very small that someone has received a live Covid-19 vaccine within 2 weeks of wanting to donate blood. Victoria Forster, Forbes, 27 Feb. 2024 People who want to donate blood must be in good health and meet weight and height requirements. Ken Alltucker, USA TODAY, 9 Jan. 2024 People can give blood between the ages of 17 and 75. Scott Lafee, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Dec. 2023

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