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take awayTo remove something and put it in a different place.Rate it:

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take inTo receive into your home for the purpose of processing for a fee.Rate it:

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take a bowTo accept applause at the end of a performance in a theatre. Often this includes actually bowing to the audience.Rate it:

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take apartTo criticise someone.Rate it:

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take apartTo move someone away from others to be able to talk to, or give them something in private.Rate it:

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take awayTo subtract or diminish something.Rate it:

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take downTo lower an item of clothing without removing it.Rate it:

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take downTo remove something from a hanging position.Rate it:

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take downTo remove a temporary structure such as scaffolding.Rate it:

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take inTo foster or adopt a child informally.Rate it:

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take inTo shorten or make it smaller.Rate it:

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take inTo absorb or comprehend.Rate it:

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take offTo imitate, often in a satirical manner.Rate it:

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take offTo quantify.Rate it:

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take offTo leave unexpectedly, blow the joint, leave in a huff, run out, evacuate, disband, abandon, rush away, fly the coop, jump the rails, jump the gun.Rate it:

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take onTo assume responsibility for.Rate it:

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take onTo attempt to fight or compete.Rate it:

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take the gilt off the gingerbreadTo take away the most attractive or appealing qualities of something; to destroy the illusion.Rate it:

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take uponTo take charge of an item of business, or an obligation, as a personal initiative.Rate it:

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take offlineDiscuss a sensitive or highly specific topic individually or in a small group away from a larger groupRate it:

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take abackTo surprise or shock; to discomfit.Rate it:

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take offTo depart.Rate it:

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take overTo adopt a further responsibility or duty.Rate it:

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take afterTo follow someone's example.Rate it:

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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:

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if you can't take the heat, get out of the kitchenIf you cannot handle the pressure, you should not be in a position where you have to deal with it.Rate it:

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please take it down a notch or two!Your objections are expressed in strong tones of violence!Rate it:

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take a ganderTo take a look; to check or examine.Rate it:

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take a napto sleep brieflyRate it:

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take it outsideTo take a fight to a more violent level, especially by moving it to an outside place.Rate it:

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take the bull by the hornsGrab-on, Grasp, Seize, wrestle, wrest an item, confront a situation, a challenge, a problem.Rate it:

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you can't take it with youIt is not possible to take one's material wealth to whatever world may await one after death.1900, E. Phillips Oppenheim, A Millionaire of Yesterday, ch. 6:"The clause whichRate it:

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all students take calculusA mnemonic for the sign values of all the trigonometric functions in the two-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system. The initial letters ASTC — for all, sine, tangent, cosine — signify which of the functions are positive, in the order of the quadrants, starting at the top right and moving counterclockwise.Rate it:

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devil take the hindmostAn imprecation that everyone should look after their own interests, leaving those who cannot cope to whatever fate befalls them.Rate it:

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Don't Take Any Wooden NickelsDon't allow anybody deceive you or take advantage of youRate it:

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don't take any wooden nickelsDo not permit yourself be cheated or duped; do not be naive.Rate it:

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give and takeA process of compromise or accommodation.Rate it:

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give or takeApproximately; plus or minus some unknown amount.Rate it:

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give someone an inch and someone will take a mileIf concessions are made for someone, that will embolden them to take further advantage of the person who helped them, instead of being content with what they have been given.Rate it:

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go take a jump in the lake!a rude way of telling someone to go away and stop annoying you.Rate it:

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I take itUsed to indicate one's rendering of another's action.Rate it:

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kick ass and take namesTo beat someone in a competition, fight, or other situation.Rate it:

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on the takeCorrupt; receiving bribes or other improper payments.Rate it:

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she came in from the cold with her bold, brazen, out-spoken, take on the world positive attitude.Speaking her mind, daring to take on/face challenges, speaking up and speaking out, not staying shut to anyone, ready/willing to face whatever life/anyone dishes out to her.Rate it:

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shut up and take my moneySaid about something that the speaker wants to buy immediately.Rate it:

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take a back seatTo be second to someone or something; to be less important or have a lower priority.Rate it:

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Take a BackseatTo be at a secondary position or to be at a level of inferiority as compared to someone elseRate it:

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take a bathTo bathe.Rate it:

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take a bathTo lose a large amount of money in an investment.Rate it:

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take a bead onTo aim a gun at something.Rate it:

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