give the gate

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Verb1.give the gate - terminate a relationship abruptly; "Mary gave John the axe after she saw him with another woman"
break up, part, split, split up, separate, break - discontinue an association or relation; go different ways; "The business partners broke over a tax question"; "The couple separated after 25 years of marriage"; "My friend and I split up"
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This is to give the gate a strong steel frame allowing the wooden parts to be removed and replaced over time without affecting the structural integrity of the gate as a whole.
We give the gate agents leeway to use their discretion given circumstances at the gate.
Sure, by all means organise a match and allow the adoring fans to pay tribute to their pin-up hero, but give the gate money and all the other profits for that matter straight to charity.