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English definition of “take sb/sth out”

take sb/sth out

slang phrasal verb with take     /teɪk/ verb (took, taken)
to kill someone or destroy something: The soldiers said that they were trying to take out the snipers.Destroying and demolishingDamaging and spoilingMurder and attempted murderKilling
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