And as a result, i was confused and unable to differentiate between these two phrasal verbs! Can you help me figure this out?give out sth
to produce something such as light, heat, or a signal
A gas lamp gave out a pale yellowish light.
give off [give off sth] phr v
to produce a smell, light, heat, a sound etc
The wood gave off a sweet, perfumed smell as it burned.
Try not to breathe in the fumes given off by the paint.