refuse to give

See: deny
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he had never been one of those poor-spirited sneaks who would refuse to give a helping hand to a fellow-traveller in this puzzling world.
Tabitha Twitchit immediately raised the price of everything a half-penny; and she continued to refuse to give credit.
I quite agree with you,' answered the second brother, 'and my advice is to eat up his loaf of bread, and then to refuse to give him a bit of ours until he has promised to let us put out his eyes or break his legs.
v=dQw4w9WgXcQ&ob=av3n) refuse to give up any passwords for Megaupload's encrypted data until the FBI hands over his data.
Fortunately, this city boasts a great number of public-spirited citizens who refuse to give up on the glories of yesteryear - even when the odds seem stacked against them.
The rarely used quirk in Scots law, which allows a husband or wife to refuse to give evidence against their spouse, is set to be removed under new legislation.
I am appalled that we have a First Minister who refuses to give an opinion on this matter, and Welsh Labour MPs who refuse to give us answers
It is a criminal offence under Section 154 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 to refuse to give insurance information.
Praise the Lord for those out there who stand firm in their beliefs and refuse to give in to dictatorial government.
However, they are being opposed by countries which refuse to give up their religious objection to abortion.
In their phony attempt at secession negotiations, Los Angeles leaders refuse to give the Valley its fair share or even fair play.