give someone notice


give someone notice

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  • give someone notice — 1) to tell someone that they must leave their job They announced they were shutting the unit and gave all the staff notice. 2) to tell someone officially that they must leave a place that they are renting 3) legal to tell someone officially that… …   English dictionary

  • give (someone) the air —    to dismiss from employment    The employee may also, if so unfortunate, be given the bag1, the boot, the bullet, the breeze, the sack, notice, warning, the wind2, his running shoes, etc. Also, apart from the bag, the sack, notice, or warning,… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • notice — no|tice1 [ noutıs ] verb transitive *** to become conscious of someone or something by seeing, hearing, or feeling them: I noticed that the door was open. After a few days here you hardly notice the rain! Did you notice how pale he looks? get… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • notice */*/*/ — I UK [ˈnəʊtɪs] / US [ˈnoʊtɪs] verb [transitive] Word forms notice : present tense I/you/we/they notice he/she/it notices present participle noticing past tense noticed past participle noticed to become conscious of someone or something by seeing …   English dictionary

  • notice — [15] One of the main Latin verbs for ‘know’ was nōscere (earlier gnōscere), a distant relative of English know and, via the derived cognōscere, source of a wide range of English words, from cognizance to reconnaissance. From its past participle… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • notice — [15] One of the main Latin verbs for ‘know’ was nōscere (earlier gnōscere), a distant relative of English know and, via the derived cognōscere, source of a wide range of English words, from cognizance to reconnaissance. From its past participle… …   Word origins

  • notice — no‧tice [ˈnəʊts ǁ ˈnoʊ ] noun 1. [uncountable] information or a warning about something that is going to happen: • These rules are subject to change without notice (= no notice needs to be given ) . • Either party may terminate the contract with …   Financial and business terms

  • notice — 1 verb (intransitive, transitive not in progressive) 1 to see, hear, or feel something: He spilled the tea, but Miss Whitley did not notice. | notice sth/sb: You may notice a numb feeling in your fingers. | notice that: Catherine noticed that… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • notice — no|tice1 W2S1 [ˈnəutıs US ˈnou ] v [I,T not in progressive] 1.) if you notice something or someone, you realize that they exist, especially because you can see, hear, or feel them ▪ He noticed a woman in a black dress sitting across from him. ▪ I …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • give — I [[t]gɪ̱v[/t]] USED WITH NOUNS DESCRIBING ACTIONS ♦ gives, giving, gave, given 1) VERB: no cont You can use give with nouns that refer to physical actions. The whole expression refers to the performing of the action. For example, She gave a… …   English dictionary