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Meanings of Take-a-rain-check-on:

idiom

Used to tell someone that you cannot accept an invitation now, but would like to do so at a later time

Usage examples:

Mind if i take a rain check on that drink? i have to work late tonight.

Meanings of Take-a-risk:

phrase

To do something that might be dangerous

Usage examples:

Don't take any risks - just call the police., you're taking a big risk if oil prices drop sharply.,…

Meanings of Take-a-spill:

idiom

To fall off something, usually a bicycle or a horse

Meanings of Take-a-trip:

idiom

To remember happy times in the past

Meanings of Take-a-trip-down:

idiom

To remember happy times in the past

Meanings of Take-a-trip-down-memory-lane:

idiom

To remember happy times in the past

Meanings of Take-a-turn-for:

phrase

To suddenly become better or worse

Usage examples:

Their relationship took a turn for the worse when he lost his job., i'm pleased to say things have …

Meanings of Take-a-turn-for-the-better:

phrase

To suddenly become better or worse

Usage examples:

Their relationship took a turn for the worse when he lost his job., i'm pleased to say things have …

Meanings of Take-a-walk:

idiom

A rude way of telling someone to go away

Usage examples:

The guy kept pestering her, and finally she told him to take a walk.

Meanings of Take-account-of:

idiom

To consider or remember something when judging a situation

Usage examples:

The report does not take into account the problems of people who do not speak english.

Meanings of Take-action:

collocation

To do something

Usage examples:

We must take action to deal with the problem before it spreads to other areas., last night they wer…

Meanings of Take-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 …

Meanings of Take-apart:

idiom

Take apart into its constituent pieces

phrasal verb

Dismantle something.

Usage examples:

When responsibly understood, the implications of deconstruction are quite different from the mislea…

Meanings of Take-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-aside:

phrasal verb

To move someone away from other people so that you can talk to them

Usage examples:

She took him aside to tell him the news., someone should take that boy to one side and have a serio…

Meanings of Take-back:

collocation

Regain possession of something

phrasal verb

Reclaim possession of something.

Usage examples:

After a year of occupation, they are impatient to take back control of their country

Meanings of Take-by-storm:

idiom

To be suddenly extremely successful in a place or popular with someone

Usage examples:

As everyone knows, the beatles took the us by storm.

Meanings of Take-by-surprise:

phrase

To surprise someone

Usage examples:

The sudden noise took her by surprise., when the attack happened, his troops were taken by surprise…

Meanings of Take-captive:

phrase

To keep someone as a prisoner or make someone a prisoner

Usage examples:

The terrorists were holding several diplomats captive., it's alleged he was abducted from his home …

Meanings of Take-care:

phrase

Be in charge of or deal with

idiom

Infmlgoodbye

Usage examples:

"see you next month." "yeah, take care."

Meanings of Take-care-of:

idiom

To be responsible for someone or something

Usage examples:

I have to take care of my little sister this afternoon., i was hoping a little money would take car…

Meanings of Take-charge-of:

idiom

To accept responsibility for something and have control over it

Usage examples:

She took charge of the project and made sure it was finished on time.

Take-cognizance-of

ˈkɒɡ.nɪ.zəns

Meanings of Take-cognizance-of:

noun

To take notice of and consider something, especially when judging

Usage examples:

The lawyer asked the jury to take cognizance of the defendant's generosity in giving to charity.

Meanings of Take-down-a-peg-or-two:

idiom

To show someone that they are not as important as they thought

Meanings of Take-exception:

phrase

To be offended or made angry by something or someone

Usage examples:

Why did you take exception to what he said? he was only joking., he took exception to criticism abo…

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