|give her credit
||say that she helped or contributed
||Give Jane credit for staying with Tarzan all these years.
|give her shit [B]
||try hard, play hard, go fast, give her
||Give 'er shit, guys. We can beat this team.
|give her the eye
||look at her with interest, come-on
||At the school lunch table, Kevin would smile and give her the eye.
|give him a taste of his own medicine
||do to him what he does, an eye for an eye
||If Jim is sarcastic, give him a taste of his own medicine.
|give him an inch and he'll take a mile
||give him a little freedom and he will take a lot
||He lacks self-discipline. Give him an inch and he'll take a mile.
|give him enough rope and he'll hang himself
||allow him enough freedom and he will hurt himself or be caught
||If he's bad, give him enough rope and he'll hang himself. The police will stop him.
|give him the brush-off
||turn away from someone, reject someone
||When Don asked Jane for a date, she gave him the brush-off.
|give him the evil eye
||look fierce or evil, stare in a bad way
||When I testified in court, the prisoner gave me the evil eye.
|give him the slip
||leave him, ditch him
||We gave him the slip while he was in the washroom.
||not try anymore, yield
||Emily always gives in; she won't disagree with me.