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Phrasal Verbs beginning with TAKE :
: resemble or look or behave like an older relative or a parent
Peter takes after his father. He is always cheerful.
: make a note or record of
The policeman took down the cyclist's name and address.
take someone for
: suppose someone to be
Do you take me for a fool?
I didn’t take in what she was saying.
He took us in by his stories
: (of an aeroplane) leave the ground
The plane took off at half part ten.
: agree to do work or undertake
You should never take on more than you can do.
They are taking on two hundred more men at the factory.
: gain control over or responsibility for
The son took over the business on the retirement of his father.
The new headmaster will take over on August 1st.
: begin to do something regularly (followed by a noun or gerund)
He took to drink.
He took to betting on horses.
: feel an immediate liking for
I soon took to her children.
: use or occupy time or space
I don't want to take up much of your time.
This table takes up too much room.
: begin doing something as a hobby, sport or kind of study
He took up painting when he left school.
Phrasal Verbs beginning with TAKE
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