Bedeutung von "take" Essential English Dictionary


verb uk /teɪk/ (taking, took, taken)

A1 to get and carry something with you when you go somewhere:

I always take my umbrella with me.

A1 to go somewhere with someone, often paying for them:

We’re taking the kids to the circus on Saturday.
I’m taking my wife to Florence for the weekend.

A2 to travel somewhere using a bus, train, car, etc.:

He takes the bus to work.
Are you taking the train to Paris?

A2 used to tell someone which road to go on or which turning to take in order to get somewhere:

Take the third turning on the left.
Take State St. down the hill to the traffic light.

A2 to do an exam or test:

When are you taking your driving test?

A2 If something takes a particular amount of time, or a particular quality, you need that amount of time or that quality in order to be able to do it:

It took me three days to get here.

A2 to swallow or use medicine:

Take two tablets, three times a day.

B1 to remove something without asking someone:

Someone’s taken my coat!

B1 to get hold of something and move it:

He reached across and took the glass from her.

B1 used with some nouns to say that someone performs an action:

I need to take a shower.
Take a look at this.

B1 to study a subject:

He’s taking chemistry and physics.

B1 to wear a particular size of clothes:

I take a size 12.

B1 to accept something:

So, are you going to take the job?
take a picture, photograph, etc.

A1 to photograph someone or something:

I took some great photos of the kids.
take milk, sugar, etc.

to usually add milk, sugar, etc. to your tea or coffee:

Do you take sugar in your coffee?

(Definition von "take" von Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)