Meaning: to stop making an effort; to admit defeat


It’s not like you to give up so easily on an assignment so early.

We knew we couldn’t beat the other team, so we gave up in the second half of the game.


About Matt Krause

Matt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank, and Reckitt Benckiser. He also walked across Turkey and wrote a book about it.