Found 1,832 phrases starting with T:

take a licking and keep on tickingTo be tough; to have endurance; to have the capacity to absorb stress or damage, but still be able to function.Rate it:
take a load offTo go from a standing position to a sitting one.Rate it:
take a long walk on a short pierUsed to tell someone to go away, or that their request will not be met.Rate it:
take a lookTo examine or observe.Rate it:
take a napto sleep brieflyRate it:
take a numberRecognize that many others are in the same situation; recognize that one's concerns are not of high priority; be prepared to wait.Rate it:
take a pewTo take a seat; to sit down.Rate it:
take a pictureTo photographically capture an image.Rate it:
take a picture, it will last longeran ironic statement said after being stared at for a long time.Rate it:
Take a PowderQuickly leaving a place or to sneak out from someoneRate it:
take a powderTo leave in a hurry; run away; scram; depart without taking leave or notifying anyone, often with a connotation of avoiding something unpleasant or shirking responsibility.Rate it:
take a ride to TyburnTo be executed.Rate it:
take a riskTo do something risky.Rate it:
take a run atTo attempt to achieve or acquire.Rate it:
take a run atTo attack or challenge or to try to attack or challenge.Rate it:
take a seatTo sit down; to become seated.Rate it:
Take a Shine ToBecoming fond of something; or to like something quicklyRate it:
take a shine to someonetake a shine to someoneRate it:
take a shitTo defecate.Rate it:
take a shot in the darkTo try on something without having any knowledge about the subject.Rate it:
take a spillTo trip or fall.Rate it:
take a spinTo go for a ride; especially, to try riding or driving something.Rate it:
take a stab atTo attempt or try.Rate it:
take a stab atTo guess.Rate it:
take a standTo assert an opinion or viewpoint; to defend one's point of view or beliefs.Rate it:
take a tiger by the tailLatch-on, accost, challenge, confront someone or something which is dangerous, threatening, vicious, harmful, explosive, oppressive, vindictive.Rate it:
take a tumbleTo fall in price or value.Rate it:
take a tumbleTo fall off something, or down something.Rate it:
take a turnChange in direction, tone, or tendency.Rate it:
take a turnTo walk around; to stroll.Rate it:
take a turnTo participate in an activity involving two or more participants.Rate it:
take a turn for the betterTo start to become better; to improve.Rate it:
take a turn for the worseTo start to become worse; to worsen.Rate it:
take a walk in the snowSee walk in the snow.Rate it:
take a wifeto marry a womanRate it:
take a wrong turn at AlbuquerqueTo take a wrong turn or miss a turn in a journey, so reaching a place distant from the original goal.Rate it:
take abackTo surprise or shock; to discomfit.Rate it:
take abackOf a ship: to catch it with the sails aback suddenly.Rate it:
take acrossTo go, to proceed.Rate it:
take afterIn appearance or habit.Rate it:
take afterTo follow someone's example.Rate it:
take againstTo stop liking someone. Become unfriendly.Rate it:
take againstHe took against me when I was promoted over him.Rate it:
take aimTo position oneself and/or one's weapon so as to be aimed specifically at a chosen mark or target (which is indicated after 'at')Rate it:
take aimTo direct criticism (towards).Rate it:
take aloftTo successfully fly into the air.Rate it:
take an axe toto scold harshlyRate it:
take an axe toTo boldly remove excess material fromRate it:
take apartTo dismantle something into it's component pieces.Rate it:
take apartTo soundly defeat someone, or a team.Rate it:

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