Take

English vocabulary and translations (See all)

Want to improve your English? Try our online English lessons for free.

Definition

to take someone (somewhere): to lead, to show someone (somewhere)
verb
This is an irregular verb:
I take someone / I took / I have taken

to take (something, time): to acquire, to bring, to choose (something); to consume, to demand (time)
verb

to take a break: to relax, to pause from an activity
idiom

Examples

  • "Yesterday, Shoshana and Youri took me to the National Museum of Kalackistani History."
  • "If you fix it, I'll take you back home to San Francisco."
  • "I'll take your apathy."
  • "Harold : This is the longest elevator ride I ever took in my life!"
  • "Edward : Thanks for taking me out mining with you, Daddy."
  • "Say, Daddy, do you think you could take me gold mining with you?"
  • "The photographs, taken by current Delavigne special assistant Brian Jones, are not only titillating an audience of people with nothing better to do, but also have the potential to reflect poorly on the Delavigne Corporation."
  • "Gonna take you right into the danger zone"
  • "Here, take these disco trousers."
  • "There's bandits out there trying to take my gold."

Still having difficulties with 'Take'? Want to improve your English? Try our online English lessons and receive a free level assessment.


Do you have smart way of remembering 'Take'? Share it with us!