grant*/*/

grant*/*/
[grɑːnt] verb [T] formal I
to allow someone to have or to do what they want
The Board has refused to grant your request.[/ex]
His wish was finally granted.[/ex]
I grant you — used for admitting that something is true[/ex]
You're thorough, I grant you that, but we don't need all this detail.[/ex]
take sb for granted — to expect someone to always do things for you even when you do not show that you are grateful[/ex]
take sth for granted — to expect something always to happen or exist in a particular way and not think about any possible problems or difficulties[/ex]
Losing my job taught me never to take anything for granted.[/ex]
II
noun [C]
grant */*/[grɑːnt]
an amount of money that the government or an organization gives you for a specific purpose and does not ask you to pay back
a research grant[/ex]

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