take in

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To receive into your home for the purpose of processing for a fee.
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In hard times, some women would take in washing and others dressmaking repairs.

Submitted on August 31, 2012

Additional definitions for 'take in':

take inTo deceive; to hoodwink.
take inTo foster or adopt a child informally.
take inTo shorten or make it smaller.
take inTo absorb or comprehend.
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içeri almak

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  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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