Die Übersetzung von "take" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


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

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

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

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

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

to travel by (bus etc)

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

to have enough space for

The car takes five people.

to make a note, record etc

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

to remove, use, occupy etc with or without permission

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

to consider (as an example)

Take John for example.

to capture or win

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

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

He took the news calmly.

to feel

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

to go down or go into (a road)

Take the second road on the left.
taker noun

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

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

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)

Meeting my old friends took me back to my childhood.

to admit that what one has said is not true

Take back what you said about my sister!
take down

to make a note or record of

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

Literature takes in drama, poetry and the novel.

to give (someone) shelter

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

to understand and remember

I didn’t take in what he said.

to make (clothes) smaller

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

to deceive or cheat

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

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

His writing took on a completely new meaning.

to allow (passengers) to get on or in

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)

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)

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.

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