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English definition of “take sth in”

take sth in

(UNDERSTAND) phrasal verb with take     /teɪk/ verb (took, taken)
C2 to understand completely the meaning or importance of something: I had to read the letter twice before I could take it all in. It was an interesting exhibition, but there was too much to take in at once.Understanding and comprehending
(Definition of take sth in (UNDERSTAND) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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