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Give of oneself

Give time and energy to an unselfish pursuit. For example, The minister’s sermons always emphasize giving of oneself to the less fortunate. [ c. 1920 ]


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    1. Surrender, as in They gave themselves up to the police. [ Second half of 1500s ] 2. Devote or abandon oneself completely, as in She gave herself up to her research. [ Second half of 1500s ] Also see: give up

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