|give a black eye
||cause a loss of respect for a person or organization, pride goeth before a fall
||When a priest is convicted of sexual assault, it gives the Catholic Church a black eye.
|give a damn / give a shit / give a fuck [B]
||care about, don't give a damn, give a hoot
||Look at his hair. He doesn't give a damn about his appearance.
|give a hoot
||care; show interest, show concern
||The problem with Julio is that he doesn't give a hoot about family.
|give a little
||be flexible, do not be so firm
||When you discuss the divorce terms, try to give a little.
|give a shit [B]
||care, feel interest or concern, don't give a damn
||Sometimes I wonder if you give a shit - about anything!
|give an arm and a leg
||give a lot, pay a lot, give my eye teeth
||She'd give an arm and a leg to have her baby back.
|give an inch
||concede a little bit, compromise, let up
||We asked Dad to change his rule, but he wouldn't give an inch.
|give and take
||win and lose, give something to get something
||Marriage works on a give-and-take basis - more give than take.
|give head [B]
||give oral sex to a man, perform fellatio
||Can you catch AIDS from giving head?
||use more power, give it all you've got
||If the foreman wants us to work faster, he yells, "Give 'er!"