1)give over to：专用于...
Much of the garden was given over to vegetables.
2)pull the strings：在幕后操纵；托关系走后门；牵线搭桥
If you want to work for my company, I will try to talk to some important people to try to influence them.
If you want to work for my company, I'll try to pull some strings.
Philanthropy is a word of Greek origin. 源于希腊语
Phil means "love" and anthropy "human or humanity", so the meaning of this compound is "love of human/humanity".
Phil is used in "philosophy, anglophile, francophile, bibliophile...etc".
Anthropy is used in "anthropology人类学" which means the study of human societies or communities.