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GEEV'UM

(GEEV-um), multiple functions in speech, generally referring to sporting or other endeavor (variant of slang English “give it to ‘em”)

1. (as interjection) Expression of encouragement

Example:

Come on, GEEV’UM, you guys! We got dis, jus’ one play at a time!

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2. (as verb) Expend maximum effort

Example:

Eh, no shame, we proud of you, son. You wen’ GEEV’UM.

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GEEV'UM

Pass that/whatever might be in one’s hand.  Note: chances are you’ve been holding onto it far too long or an impatient sibling, family member, or friend is just tired of waiting.

Example:

Ey, just geev’um bumbye I go tell Mom you neva like share.


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GEEV'UM

1You are trying your best

Examples:

a. Fa out dat da luna neva GEEVUM enough da kine fo make da ka go mo fast so we can go back to da hale mo fasta den dat

b. Das why hard if ya fada stay GEEVUM to da max, den bumby you stay plenty ahead of da brada if you neva stay li’dat all da way back to da hale

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2. You are trying your worst

Examples:

a. I no can like da bumbucha brada afta I went spak da babooze GEEVUM da kine li’dat afta he stay pick all da papayas befo was ripe

b. Mo betta da pakes went tell da wahine wid da daikon legs dat dey GEEVUM all da kine befo dey go bananas an den no rememba nating about dat

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