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gives ground

phrase
present tense third-person singular of give ground

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to move back or away (as from something difficult, dangerous, or disagreeable)
  • There is wildlife in the area, so give ground if you see any when hiking.

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“Gives ground.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gives%20ground. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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