Give up on you

Saurabh

Senior Member
English-British, Hindi
Hello friends,

Please tell me whether the sentence " I give up on you" is correct and if yes, what does it actually mean???If not, please supplement it with a corrected one and tell me meaning as well.

Thanks a Million in advance!
 
  • Qaz_

    Senior Member
    American English
    It is a grammatically correct sentence. It could be said in frustration when dealing with someone who either will not accept or has not responded to your help.
     

    Saurabh

    Senior Member
    English-British, Hindi
    "I give up on you" is a grammatically correct sentence.

    Depending on the context and background in which it appears, it may or may not be appropriate and may have different implications. Can you please tell us where you came across this sentence?

    well, somebody was inisisting me to do him/her a favor which I did not wanna do, so finally he ended up saying "I give up on you"
     

    Qaz_

    Senior Member
    American English
    well, somebody was inisisting me to do him/her a favor which I did not wanna do, so finally he ended up saying "I give up on you"
    - somebody was inisisting me to do him/her a favor which I did not wanna do :cross:

    - somebody was insisting I do him/her a favor which I did not want to do :tick:
     
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