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Over 50 Simple Sentences With the Word ‘Gave’


Gave — US. [ɡeɪv], UK. [ɡeɪv]

Main meanings:

  1. Past tense of “give,” meaning to transfer possession or control of something to someone else.
  2. Provided or bestowed something, such as a gift, assistance, or information.


10 simple sentences:

  • She gave me a gift.
  • Ashton gave a big smile.
  • They gave us directions.
  • I gave him a call.
  • We gave our best effort.
  • Gabriella gave her approval.
  • My parents gave me a game console.
  • My Dad gave me advice.
  • The girl gave the guy her number.
  • They gave a donation.


The sentences from movies:

She gave them food and places to sleep. – The Reader (2008)

And the joy she gave.My Week with Marilyn (2011)

Now, what gave you that idea? – Pulp Fiction (1994)

Grant gave me an envelope. – Interstate 60 (2002)

My mom gave me that pipe. – Training Day (2001)

You nearly gave me a heart attack! – Tarzan (1999)

Have you finished the manuscript I gave you? – The Proposal (2009)

Every Allied government gave me a medal. – The Great Gatsby (2013)

McGonagall gave it to me first term. – Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

Judge gave you 60 days on it. – The French Connection (1971)

I gave it to you? – His Girl Friday (1940)

She gave him heel of her shoes. – The Terminal (2004)

And who gave it to you? – Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

Outside magazine gave me a call. – Everest (2015)

I gave your father my word! – Spectre (2015)

You gave them life. – The Lion in Winter (1968)

You gave me all I wanted. – Land (2021)

My dad gave it to me. – Men in Black 3 (2012)

I guess they gave you chemical restraints? – 12 Monkeys (1995)

She gave me a place to live. – Steel Magnolias (1989)

What about the rain you gave?The Creator (2023)

But we gave him that opportunity. – Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

I never gave up hoping. – The Majestic (2001)

Gave you so many kisses. – A Walk on the Moon (1999)

And you gave her the sugar? – Leave Her to Heaven (1945)

The old man gave me orders from Heinrich. – The Zone of Interest (2023)

I gave you two today. – Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)

You gave me my life back today. – Hancock (2008)

One time, $1,000 you gave her. – Scarface (1983)

Hey, moon, you gave me the wrong list. – Sing (2016)

We just gave you three brilliant ideas. – Toy Story 4 (2019)

The Russians, they gave him a name. – Sisu (2023)

He gave me a kimono. – Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)

Gave me the evil eye. – Unforgiven (1992)

Randy, you gave yourself away. – Scream (1996)

Gave me signposts. – Terminator Genisys (2015)

My grandfather gave me a wagon. – The Da Vinci Code (2006)

I think it’s time we gave something back. – RoboCop (1987)

I gave a speech the other day. – Legends of the Fall (1994)

No one knows who gave the order. – The Godfather Part II (1974)

Osgood gave me a bracelet. – Some Like It Hot (1959)

You know Sammy, who gave me this car? – Twins (1988)

But you gave those to me. – You, Me and Dupree (2006)

He just gave her a lift? – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)

They gave it all to us. – Arrival (2016)

He never gave anything away. – Citizen Kane (1941)

And I gave it to them. – Rogue One (2016)

They gave me a choice. – The Tree of Life (2011)

You gave me all the information. – The Nice Guys (2016)

But they never gave up. – Minions (2015)

Gave me a bit of a buzz, actually. – Despicable Me 2 (2013)

Your father gave you that. – Hellboy (2004)

I gave you a bucket. – John Carter (2012)

I gave a speech? – Iron Man 3 (2013)

I gave you an order to kill her. – Universal Soldier (1992)

My father gave me one as a present. – Gremlins (1984)

I gave the conductor a C-note. – The Sting (1973)

No, actually, they gave me tomorrow off. – Lost in Translation (2003)

Who the hell gave you these numbers? – Tetris (2023)

The way it gave to me. – Night Swim (2024)