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take someone's pointTo agree with what a person says; to understand a person's argument and be persuaded by it.Rate it:

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take someone's pointTo grasp the essential meaning of what a person is saying.Rate it:

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take someone's word for itTo believe what someone claims.Rate it:

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take something as readto assume that everyone agrees that something is correctRate it:

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take something in one's strideNot to allow oneself to be set back, daunted, upset or embarrassed by unpleasant or undesirable circumstances.Rate it:

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take something in strideTo cope with something without much effort; to accept or manage something well.Rate it:

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take something to the graveTo never reveal a secret to one's death.Rate it:

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take the baitTo accept something offered, especially secretly or deceptively, to cause some action by the acceptor.Rate it:

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take the biscuitTo be of no further use; to be near death.Rate it:

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take the biscuitTo be particularly bad, objectionable, or egregious.Rate it:

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Take the Bitter with the SweetAccepting bad things along with the good onesRate it:

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take the bitter with the sweetTo accept positive things with negative things.Rate it:

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take the Browns to the Super BowlTo defecate.Rate it:

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Take the Bull by the HornsActing bravely in problematic or complicated situations; taking decisive actions in complex and challenging scenariosRate it:

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take the bull by the hornsTo confront a difficulty, rather than avoiding it.Rate it:

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Take the CakeDeserving the best prize or highest awardRate it:

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take the cakeTo be especially good or outstanding.Rate it:

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take the cakeTo be particularly bad, objectionable, or egregious.Rate it:

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take the cash and let the credit goExploit and enjoy the opportunities and pleasures available here and now and do not invest effort pursuing prospective future gratifications.Rate it:

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take the countTo be knocked out.Rate it:

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take the countTo take to opportunity to rest briefly after being knocked down but before being counted out by the referee.Rate it:

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take the countTo lose or fail.Rate it:

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take the cureTo enter into a rehabilitation program.Rate it:

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take the fallTo assume blame for oneself.Rate it:

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take the fieldTo go out onto the playing field.Rate it:

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take the fifthTo decline to comment, especially on grounds that it might be incriminating.Rate it:

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take the flakTo be strongly criticised.Rate it:

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take the game toTo use attacking tactics against.Rate it:

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take the heatTo take the blame; to be the focus of anger or scrutiny; to take the consequences.Rate it:

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take the hintConcede to mounting evidence; wake up and smell the coffee.Rate it:

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take the law into one's own handsTo punish someone according to one's own idea of justice and without consideration for the role of law enforcement authorities.Rate it:

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take the leadTo assume leadership over a group.Rate it:

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take the leadTo become the leader, to advance into first place.Rate it:

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take the libertyTo act on one's own authority.Rate it:

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take the michaelAlternative form of take the mickey, usually considered more polite.Rate it:

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take the mickAlternative form of take the mickey.Rate it:

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take the mickeyTo ridicule or mock.Rate it:

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take the offensiveTo attack instead of defending; to be bold and proactive.Rate it:

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take the peeTo mock; to make fun of.Rate it:

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take the pissAre you takin' the piss? You'll get yer 'ead bashed in.Rate it:

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take the pissEveryone takes the piss out of the bankers these days.Rate it:

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take the pissTo ridicule or mock.Rate it:

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take the plungeTo get engaged.Rate it:

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take the plungeLaunch into the fray, take the important move with confidence, begin the trek.Rate it:

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take the pointTo agree with what a person says, to be persuaded by their arguments.Rate it:

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take the pointTo grasp the essential meaning of what a person is saying, to understand a person's argument and point of view.Rate it:

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take the rapTo be blamed or punished for something, especially for the actions of another.Rate it:

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take the red pillTo understand the world in its previously unknown reality.Rate it:

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take the reinsTo assume charge over.Rate it:

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take the shadow for the substanceTo be easily deceived, credulous, superficial.Rate it:

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