refuse to give

See: deny
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Tabitha Twitchit immediately raised the price of everything a half-penny; and she continued to refuse to give credit.
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.
No man would refuse to give brass for silver or gold, because the latter had some alloy in it.
If you refuse to give money, the boy will throw rocks at your windshield.
ORA describes Friedman's refusal to issue a Jewish divorce as "abusive," noting that while he separated from Lea in April 1997 and the two have been civilly divorced for 14 years, he continues to refuse to give her a get, leaving Lea in the limbo of legal wedlock according to Jewish law.
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
Your dentist, utility company and video rental store cannot deny you service if you refuse to give your Social Security number.
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.