Focus on the pronunciation of take
English definition of “take”
/teɪk/ v [T] (past tense took /tʊk/, past participle taken /ˈteɪ·kən/) (ACT)
› to do something: I’ve started taking piano lessons. The government urged both sides to take steps to end the strike. › Take is used with many nouns to make a verb phrase: We can’t delay any longer – we have to take action (= to act). In the evening I like to take a walk (= to walk). If you’re tired, you need to take a nap (= to sleep). take effect › to take effect means to start working: The medicine should take effect quite quickly. take turns › If you take turns, you and other people do the same thing, one after the other: The mothers in our group take turns driving the children to school.