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English definition of “take sth in”

take sth in

(CLOTHES) phrasal verb with take     /teɪk/ verb (took, taken)
to make a piece of clothing narrower , by changing the position of some of the stitches joining it together: I'll have to take this dress in at the waist - it's too big .Knitting and sewing
(Definition of take sth in (CLOTHES) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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