… it is certain that he gave back and ordered his soldiers to commence a slow and guarded retreat.—Nathaniel Hawthorne
Examples of giveback in a Sentence
The union had to agree to certain givebacks in order to save the jobs of all its members.
Recent Examples on the Web
Despite revenue declines, the state remains on track to run another surplus this year, unless the economy declines more sharply or Kemp and lawmakers ramp up tax givebacks.—Jeff Amy, Fortune, 8 Nov. 2023 But that year, Even Stevens suspended its giveback program in a restructuring effort to repair its finances, and around then, also closed stores in Arizona, Colorado and Texas, The Tribune previously reported.—Kolbie Peterson, The Salt Lake Tribune, 15 Sep. 2023 These special sales are usually made available to REI Co-op members, which is an annual membership program that gives you access to perks like major sale events, a 10% giveback on eligible purchases year-over-year, and a discount on gear rentals and member events.—John Thompson, Men's Health, 17 Aug. 2023 Mayo should be congratulated for its operating success at a difficult time, as well as for considering a giveback with some of the CARES Act funding, said Dr. Ziad Obermeyer, a health policy researcher at the University of California-Berkeley who was part of the study published in JAMA.—Christopher Snowbeck, Star Tribune, 21 Aug. 2020 Gokey’s foundation works with local nonprofits to do meaningful community givebacks in cities where the Christian pop artist tours.—La Risa R. Lynch, Journal Sentinel, 17 Mar. 2023 The giveback was significant.—Jeff McDonald, San Antonio Express-News, 25 Mar. 2021 Even after the pandemic forced a statewide shutdown of elective medicine, the Mayo Clinic managed to make money between April and June and is now considering a giveback of millions in federal funds that helped hospitals struggling with the spread of COVID-19.—Christopher Snowbeck, Star Tribune, 21 Aug. 2020 The giveback, which still needs approval from the full board, would amount to $690 per student and cost the university $7.5 million.—Susan Svrluga, Washington Post, 15 Sep. 2022
But the biggest benefit is being able to give back, especially to businesses owned by minorities, women and those with disabilities.—Janine Rubenstein, Peoplemag, 20 Nov. 2023 Now in a position to give back, they’re genuinely committed to making a real contribution to it, affirming that their contributions as Broadway producers are some of the most satisfying of their careers.—Bob Verini, Variety, 16 Nov. 2023 The former president had allegedly refused to give back some additional boxes to the Archives, according to an indictment filed by the special counsel, and at least on one occasion allegedly asked staff to not look for any classified documents at Mar-a-Lago.—Luke Barr, ABC News, 14 Nov. 2023 Trending News Woman fired for helping pregnant inmate works to give back
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The IRS released its 2024 tax brackets.—CBS News, 10 Nov. 2023 Help wanted: Dog lovers looking for a chance to give back.—Stephanie Gallman Jordan, Southern Living, 10 Nov. 2023 Eight years after being rescued by U.S. military personnel in 1945, Crosby and his brother joined the U.S. Navy in 1953 to give back to the community that saved them.—Lauren J. Mapp, San Diego Union-Tribune, 30 Oct. 2023 Last April, a delegation of Russian officials visiting Cairo asked Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi to give back more than a hundred engines from Russian helicopters that Moscow needed for Ukraine, three people with knowledge of the incident said.—Thomas Grove, WSJ, 8 Nov. 2023 Speaking on giving back himself, the Terminator actor discussed what motivated his philanthropic ambitions.—Escher Walcott, Peoplemag, 6 Nov. 2023 See More
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