Give something up

According to Cambridge English Dictionary “give something up” means to stop doing a regular activity. For example I drink coffee everyday. So, I can say “I give up drinking coffee”. You can hear that phrase when people talk about quitting a habit. Like quit smoking, quit drinking alcohol.

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Come across (phrasal verb)

Macmillan dictionary describes 3 possible definitions of that phrasal verb:

  1. to meet someone, or to find something by chance
  2. if someone or something comes across in a particular way, you have a particular opinion of them when you meet them or see them
  3. if something such as a feeling or idea comes across when you speak, you make it very clear to people
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