Übersetzung von “take” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

take

verb transitivetake /teɪk/ ( pt took pp taken )
to carry or lead sb or sth when you go somewhere
person: emmener , object: emporter

I took the book to him.
Je lui ai apporté ce livre.

I took him the book.
J'ai apporté ce livre pour lui.

We were taking my parents to see the apartment.
Nous emmenons mes parents voir l'appartement.

He took the kids for a ride in the car.
Nous avons emmené les enfants faire un tour en voiture.

Take him up to his room.
Emmenez-le à sa chambre.
; see also bring
to reach out and hold sth
prendre

Could you take the bag while I shut the door?
Est-ce que tu pourrais prendre le sac pendant que je ferme la porte ?

Please take a few cookies.
Je vous en prie, prenez des petits gâteaux.
=remove to move sth away from or out of sth
emporter , enlever

He took his hand off her arm.
Il enleve sa main de son bras.

Take the picture off the wall.
Enlève ce tableau du mur.

Someone broke into the office and took everything.
Quelqu'un est entré par effraction dans le bureau et a tout emporté.

The doctor took some blood to test it.
Le médecin a prélevé du sang pour l'analyser.
to need or require sth
falloir (verbe impersonnel, toujours à la troisième personne du singulier)

The bone will take about six weeks to heal.
Il faudra à peu près six semaines à l'os pour se réparer.

It takes a special person to become a priest.
Il faut être quelqu'un de spécial pour devenir prêtre.

It takes patience to do this job.
Il faut de la patience pour faire ce travail.
to accept sth
prendre , accepter

She'll take advice from her grandmother.
Elle prendra conseil auprès de sa grand-mère.

You shouldn't take the blame for her problems.
Tu ne devrais pas endosser la responsabilité de ses problèmes.
take my word for it/take it from me
used to say sb should believe you
crois/croyez moi (sur parole)

Take my word for it - it wasn't easy.
Crois moi, ça n'était pas facile.
indicates sb or sth does a particular action or activity
prendre

to take a breath/drink/bite
prendre une inspiration / un verre / une bouchée

to take a walk/break/vacation
faire une promenade / prendre une pause / des vacances
to deal with sth well
supporter

She can't take all the criticism.
Elle ne peut pas du tout supporter la critique.

I can take the cold - it's the heat that bothers me.
Je peux supporter le froid, c'est la chaleur qui me dérange.
to react to or think about sth in a particular way
prendre

He took the news calmly.
Il a accueilli les nouvelles avec calme.

It's hard to take the game seriously.
Il est difficile de prendre le match au sérieux.

I was joking, but he took it as an insult.
Je plaisantais mais il l'a pris comme une insulte.
to buy, rent, or choose sth
prendre

I'll take the green one.
Je vais prendre le vert.

We took the apartment on 4th Ave.
Nous avons pris l'appartement situé sur la 4ème avenue.
to make sb or sth progress to a new level or situation
(a)mener

Your contribution takes us to a total of $100.
Votre contribution nous amène à un total de 100 $.

She took the matter to her boss.
Elle a mené l'affaire devant son patron.
to put medicine or illegal drugs in your body
prendre

How many pills should I take?
Combien de pilules est-ce que je devrais prendre ?

kids caught taking drugs
des enfants surpris à prendre de la drogue
to think or feel sth
prendre

Mark took offense at what I said.
Mark a pris ce que j'ai dit comme une offense.

She began to take an interest in school again.
Elle a commencé à reprendre intérêt pour l'école.
to make a picture with a camera
prendre

to take a picture/photo
prendre une photo

The team had its picture taken.
On a pris la photo de l'équipe.
to learn about a particular subject
prendre , faire

I'm taking History next semester.
Je prends/fais histoire au prochain semestre.
take a class (in)
suivre un cours

I took a class in photography.
J'ai suivi un cours de photographie.
to use a particular type of transportation or a particular road
prendre

I took the bus/train to Providence.
J'ai prs le bus/train pour Providence.

Take the highway to exit 23.
Prenez l'autoroute jusqu'à la sortie 23.
to write sth on a piece of paper
prendre

He listened and took notes.
Il écoutais et prenait des notes.

She took the names of all the new students.
Elle a pris les noms de tous les nouveaux étudiants.
to use a tool or device to measure sth
prendre

to take a reading on the gas meter
prendre le relevé d'un compteur de gaz
to sit in a seat
prendre

He took a seat next to me.
Il a pris place à côté de moi.
a seat is taken
indicates sb will be sitting in a seat
une place est prise/occupée

Sorry, these seats are taken.
Désolé, ces places sont prises/occupées.
to answer questions on a test or exam
passer

It's time to take the spelling test.
C'est le moment de passer l'épreuve d'orthographe.
to wear a particular size of clothing
mettre , faire

What size shoe do you take?
Quelle pointure faites-vous ?

I usually take a medium.
En général, je mets du M.
I take it (that) ...
spoken indicates you assume sth is true
je garantis (que)

I take it you won't be coming home until late.
Je te garantis que tu ne seras pas rentré avant tard le soir.
take a lot out of sbj
to make sb physically or emotionally tired
mettre à rude épreuve

Dealing with an aging parent's illness takes a lot out of you.
S'occuper de la maladie d'un parent âgé vous met à rude épreuve.
take place
to happen
avoir lieu , se passer

The sports day takes place June 3rd at Danehy park.
La journée du sport aura lieu le 3 juin à Danehy park.

take after

verb phrasaltake after [ ˈteɪk ˌæftər, ˌɑf- ]
to look or be like sb in your family
tenir de

He takes after his father in looks.
Physiquement, il tient de son père.

take apart

verb phrasaltake apart [ ˈteɪk əˈpɑrt ]
to separate sth into the pieces it is made of
démonter

She had taken the whole bike apart.
Elle avait complètement démonté le vélo.

take away

verb phrasaltake away [ ˈteɪk əˈweɪ ]
Brit to take out food
emporter

take back

verb phrasaltake back [ ˈteɪk ˈbæk ]
to return an item you bought to the store
rapporter

I took it back and got a refund.
Je l'ai rapporté et je me suis fait rembourser.
to admit you should not have said sth
retirer

I take back what I said about Susan - she's really nice.
Je retire ce que j'ai dit à propos de Suzanne, elle est vraiment sympathique.

take down

verb phrasaltake down [ ˈteɪk ˈdaʊn ]
≠set up, put up to separate a temporary structure into its pieces
démonter

They were taking down the circus tent.
Ils démontaient le chapiteau de cirque.
to write sth on paper
prendre , inscrire

She took down my name and address.
Elle a pris/inscrit mon nom et mon adresse.

take in

verb phrasaltake in [ ˈteɪk ˈɪn ]
to fully understand sth you read, hear, etc.
comprendre , saisir

It was hard to take in all the details.
Il était difficile de saisir tous les détails
to absorb or bring sth into your body
absorber

Plants take in sunlight through their leaves.
Les plantes captent la mumière du soleil à travers leurs feuilles.
to let sb without a place to live stay with you
recueillir

He's always taking in stray cats.
Il recueille toujours des chats errants.
be taken in
to be fooled
se laisser prendre/tromper

I was completely taken in by his charm.
Je me suis complètement laissé prendre à son charme.

take off

verb phrasaltake off [ ˈteɪk ˈɔf, ˈɒf ]
≠put on to remove a piece of clothing
enlever

Take off your jacket.
Enlève ta veste.
to not go to work at a particular time
prendre

I'm taking a week off in June.
Je prends une semaine en juin.
≠land (of an airplane or helicopter) to begin to fly
décoller

airplanes taking off over the ocean
des avions décollant au-dessus de l'océan
to quickly increase or become successful
décoller

Sales took off as soon as the book was advertised.
Les ventes ont décollé dès qu'on a fait la promotion du livre.

take on

verb phrasaltake on [ ˈteɪk ˈɒn, ˈɔn ]
to decide to do sth that takes a lot of effort, time, etc.
s'attaquer à , accepter la responsabilité de , prendre en charge

Are you sure you want to take this project on?
Es-tu sûr de vouloir t'attaquer à ce projet.

a grandmother who has taken on the care of her grandchild
une grand-mère qui a pris en charge son petit-fils FRE je pense qu'il faut opter pour fils ou fille Petit-enfant me paraît bizarre

take out

verb phrasaltake out [ ˈteɪk ˈaʊt ]
to take sb to a restaurant, movie, etc. and pay for them
inviter

Come on, I'm taking you out tonight.
Viens, ce soir, je t'invite.
to take food away from a restaurant to eat it
emporter

Is that to eat here or take out?
Est-ce que c'est pour manger sur place ou à emporter ?
; see also takeout
take sth out on sb
to treat sb badly because sth bad has happened to you
passer ses nerfs sur qqn

I know you had a bad day, but don't take it out on the kids.
Je sais que tu as eu une mauvaise journée mais ne passe pas tes nerfs sur les enfants.

take over

verb phrasaltake over [ ˈteɪk ˈoʊvər ]
to continue a job that sb else has started
prendre la suite/succession

The new president takes over in September.
Le nouveau président prendra la succession en septembre.
to get control of a government, country, company, etc.
prendre le pouvoir

the year after the Communists took over
l'année qui a suivi la prise de pouvoir des communistes

take up

verb phrasaltake up [ ˈteɪk ˈʌp ]
to use or require a particular amount of space
prendre , occuper

The software took up too much space on my machine.
Le logiciel prenait/occupait trop d'espace sur ma machine.
to start doing an activity regularly
se mettre à

She's taken up jogging.
Elle s'est mise au jogging.

take up on

verb phrasaltake up on [ ˈteɪk ˈʌp ˌɒn, ˌɔn ]
to accept sb's offer
accepter

I'll take you up on that offer of lunch.
J'accepte votre invitation à déjeuner.

take up with

verb phrasaltake up with [ ˈteɪk ˈʌp ˌwɪθ, ˌwɪð ]
to complain about sth to sb
parler de qqch à qqn

You'll have to take it up with the principal.
Tu n'auras qu'à en parler au principal.

(Übersetzung von “take” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

take

verb /teik/ (past tense took /tuk/, past participle taken)

(often with down, outetc) to reach out for and grasp, hold, lift, pull etc

prendre
He took my hand
He took the book down from the shelf
He opened the drawer and took out a gun
I’ve had a tooth taken out.

(often with away, in, off, outetc) to carry, conduct or lead to another place

apporter/emporter, amener/emmener
I took the books (back) to the library
He’s taking me with him
Take her into my office
The police took him away
I took the dog out for a walk
He took her out for dinner.

to do or perform some action

faire; prendre
I think I’ll take a walk
Will you take a look?
He’s going to take a bath

to get, receive, buy, rent etc

prendre
I’m taking French lessons
I’ll take three kilos of strawberries
We took a house in London.

(sometimes with back) to agree to have; to accept; He took my advice ; They refused to take responsibility ; I won’t take that (insult ) from you! ; I’m afraid we can’t take back goods bought in a sale.

accepter, prendre

to need or require

prendre
How long does it take you to go home?
It takes time to do a difficult job like this.

to travel by (bus etc)

prendre
I’m taking the next train to London
I took a taxi.

to have enough space for

contenir
The car takes five people.

to make a note, record etc

prendre
He took a photograph of the castle
The nurse took the patient’s temperature.

to remove, use, occupy etc with or without permission

prendre
Someone’s taken my coat
He took all my money.

to consider (as an example)

prendre
Take John for example.

to capture or win

remporter
He took the first prize.

(often with away, from, off) to make less or smaller by a certain amount

ôter, soustraire
Take (away) four from ten, and that leaves six.

to suppose or think (that something is the case)

prendre (pour)
Do you take me for an idiot?

to eat or drink

prendre
Take these pills.

to conduct, lead or run; to be in charge or control of

se charger de
Will you take the class/lecture/meeting this evening?

to consider or react or behave to (something) in a certain way

prendre
He took the news calmly.

to feel

éprouver
He took pleasure/pride / a delight / an interest in his work.

to go down or go into (a road)

prendre
Take the second road on the left.
taker noun

a person who takes (something) especially one who accepts an offer or takes a bet

preneur/-euse
I offered my friends my car, but there were no takers.
takings noun plural

the amount of money taken at a concert, in a shop etc

recette
the day’s takings.
take-away noun

(American carry-outor take-out)

food prepared and bought in a restaurant but taken away and eaten somewhere else eg at home

(plat) (préparé) à emporter
I’ll go and buy a take-away
(also adjective) a take-away meal.

a restaurant where such food is prepared and bought.

restaurant qui fait des plats (préparés) à emporter
be taken up with

to be busy or occupied with

être pris (par)
He’s very taken up with his new job.
be taken with/by

to find pleasing or attractive

être séduit/emballé par
He was very taken with the village.
take after

to be like (someone, especially a parent or relation) in appearance or character

tenir de
She takes after her father.
take back

to make (someone) remember or think about (something)

rappeler
Meeting my old friends took me back to my childhood.

to admit that what one has said is not true

retirer
Take back what you said about my sister!
take down

to make a note or record of

noter
He took down her name and address.
take an examination/test

to have one’s knowledge or ability tested formally, often in writing

passer un examen
She took her driving test this morning.
take (someone) for

to believe (mistakenly) that (someone) is (someone or something else)

prendre qqn pour
I took you for your brother.
take in

to include

comprendre
Literature takes in drama, poetry and the novel.

to give (someone) shelter

recueillir
He had nowhere to go, so I took him in.

to understand and remember

saisir
I didn’t take in what he said.

to make (clothes) smaller

rapetisser
I lost a lot of weight, so I had to take all my clothes in.

to deceive or cheat

avoir
He took me in with his story.
take it from me (that)

you can believe me when I say (that)

vous pouvez me croire
Take it from me – it’s true.
take it into one’s head (to)

to decide (to)

se mettre dans la tête de
She took it into her head to go to Spain.
take off

to remove (clothes etc)

ôter, enlever
He took off his coat.

(of an aircraft) to leave the ground

décoller; décollage
The plane took off for Rome (noun take-off).

not to work during (a period of time)

prendre congé
I’m taking tomorrow morning off.

to imitate someone (often unkindly)

imiter; imitation
He used to take off his teacher to make his friends laugh (noun take-off).
take on

to agree to do (work etc); to undertake

accepter, se charger de
He took on the job.

to employ

embaucher
They are taking on five hundred more men at the factory.

(with at) to challenge (someone) to a game etc

jouer contre
I’ll take you on at tennis.

to get; to assume

prendre
His writing took on a completely new meaning.

to allow (passengers) to get on or in

prendre
The bus only stops here to take on passengers.

to be upset

s’en faire
Don’t take on so!
take it out on

to be angry with or unpleasant to because one is angry, disappointed etc oneself

s’en prendre à
You’re upset, but there’s no need to take it out on me!
take over

to take control (of)

reprendre; (n.) rachat
He has taken the business over (noun take-over).

(often with from) to do (something) after someone else stops doing it

prendre le relais de
He retired last year, and I took over (his job) from him.
take to

to find acceptable or pleasing

prendre goût à, sympathiser avec
I soon took to her children/idea.

to begin to do (something) regularly

se mettre à
He took to smoking a pipe.
take up

to use or occupy (space, time etc)

prendre
I won’t take up much of your time.

to begin doing, playing etc

se mettre à
He has taken up the violin/teaching.

to shorten (clothes)

raccourcir
My skirts were too long, so I had them taken up.

to lift or raise; to pick up

élever, ramasser
He took up the book in his right hand.
take (something) upon oneself

to take responsibility for

prendre sur soi de
I took it upon myself to make sure she arrived safely.
take (something) up with (someone)

to discuss (especially a complaint)

parler (de qqch. à qqn)
Take the matter up with your MP.
see also bring.

take

noun

the filming of a single scene in a cinema film

prise de vue(s)
After five takes, the director was satisfied.

(Übersetzung von “take” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)