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Meanings of Take-it-as-it-comes:

idiom

To deal with something as it happens, without planning for it

Usage examples:

Just take each day as it comes and do what you feel is right.

Meanings of Take-it-as-read:

idiom

To accept that something is true without making sure that it is

Usage examples:

I just took it as read that anyone who applied for the course would have the necessary qualificatio…

Meanings of Take-it-for-granted:

idiom

To never think about something because you believe it will always be available or stay exactly the same

Usage examples:

I took it for granted that i would find the perfect job., it’s easy to take your parents for granted.

Meanings of Take-it-in-turns:

phrase

When a number of people take turns, they do the same thing one after the other

Usage examples:

We take turns answering the phone., we take turns cooking., they took turns posing for photos with …

Meanings of Take-it-out-of:

phrasal verb

To make someone very tired

Usage examples:

Running around after 25 preschoolers takes it out of me by the end of the week.

Meanings of Take-kindly-to:

idiom

To not like something

Usage examples:

After years of being looked after by his mother, he didn't take kindly to being told to cook for hi…

Meanings of Take-liberties-with:

phrase

To change something, such as a piece of writing or information, usually in a way that people disagree with

Usage examples:

There have been several legal clashes when other artists have taken liberties with the melodies., i…

Meanings of Take-no-not:

idiom

To not allow someone to refuse what you have offered

Usage examples:

I told steve i'm not interested, but he keeps asking me out - he won't take no for an answer.

Meanings of Take-note-of:

idiom

To give attention to something, especially because it is important

Usage examples:

You should take careful note of what she tells you because she knows their strategy well.

Meanings of Take-notice:

idiom

To give something your attention

Usage examples:

Voters are beginning to take notice of him as a serious candidate.

Meanings of Take-notice-of:

idiom

To give something your attention

Usage examples:

Voters are beginning to take notice of him as a serious candidate.

Meanings of Take-on-board:

idiom

To understand or accept an idea or a piece of information

Usage examples:

Banks need to take on board the views of their customers.

Meanings of Take-on-trust:

verb

To have confidence in something, or to believe in someone

Usage examples:

[ t ] trust me – i would never lie to you., [ t ] i was tested, but i’m not sure i trust the result…
noun

Belief that you can depend on someone or something

Usage examples:

Following the recent scandals the industry has to rebuild public trust., any good business relation…

Meanings of Take-one:

collocation

To do what someone suggests you should do

Usage examples:

I don't think joe will take your advice., take my advice: bring an umbrella with you when you go to…

Meanings of Take-over:

phrasal verb

Seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession

Meanings of Take-part:

idiom

To support someone

Usage examples:

For once, my brother took my part in the argument., she doesn't usually take part in any of the cla…

Meanings of Take-part-in:

idiom

To be actively involved in something with other people

Usage examples:

All the children took part in the thanksgiving play.

Meanings of Take-pity-on:

phrase

To feel sorry for someone, and to do something that shows this

Usage examples:

We took pity on a couple of people waiting in the rain for a bus and gave them a lift., i struggled…

Meanings of Take-place:

phrase

Come to pass

phrasal verb

To like something or someone

Usage examples:

We took to our new neighbors very quickly., he didn’t take kindly to the manager’s insisting that h…

Meanings of Take-possession-of:

phrase

To start to use and control something such as a building or piece of land that you may or may not own

Usage examples:

We've already bought the house but we won't take possession of it until may., if they can't pay the…

Meanings of Take-pride-in:

phrase

To feel very pleased about something or someone you are closely connected with

Usage examples:

If you don't take professional pride in your work, you're probably in the wrong job., the new coach…

Meanings of Take-prisoner:

phrase

To catch and guard someone so that they cannot escape

Usage examples:

Of 10,000 troops, 7,000 were killed, wounded, or taken prisoner., the pilot and several passengers …

Meanings of Take-round:

phrasal verb

To walk through a building or visit a place with someone, showing them the most interesting or important parts

Usage examples:

You will be taken round the museum by one of the guides.

Meanings of Take-shape:

idiom

To start to develop a more clear or certain form

Usage examples:

We watched the vase begin to take shape in the potter's hands., our ideas are beginning to take sha…

Meanings of Take-something-amiss:

phrase

To be offended by something that someone has said to you

Usage examples:

I was worried that he might take my remark amiss., i hope you won't take it amiss if i say goodbye …

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