gift

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɡɪft/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/gɪft/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(gift)


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gift

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [Christmas, Hanukkah, birthday] gift
  2. put the gifts under the tree
  3. receive a free gift (with your purchase)
  4. what a [great, perfect, unique, creative] gift
  5. [bought, brought, gave] you a gift
  6. [bought] a gift for [you, my mother]
  7. wrap a gift
  8. have the gift wrapped
  9. we come bearing gifts
  10. gave you the gift of life
  11. the gift of [love, relaxation, thought]
  12. the [point, goal, chance] was a gift
  13. children are a gift
  14. has a gift with [children, music, languages]
  15. UK: has the gift of the gab
  16. UK: (don't) look a gift horse in the mouth
  17. he thinks he's God's gift (to)
  18. his gift for [understatement, comedy]
  19. it [was, turned out to be] a gift in disguise
n as adj
  1. have a gift certificate for
  2. [great, creative] gift ideas
  3. got a gift basket
  4. go the gift shop
  5. a gift card to
  6. [buy, need, use] gift wrap
  7. [is on, went off] the gift registry
v
  1. gifted a [new sweater, toy] to
  2. gifted to [children, families, victims]
  3. gifted with a [goal, chance, penalty]
  4. gifted them with a [goal]
  5. [they, the defender, the referee] gifted them with a [goal]
  6. gifted by [God, nature]
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