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take sth out

verb uk phrasal verb with take   /teɪk/ (took, taken) us  

(REMOVE)

B1 to remove something from somewhere: I've had a tooth taken out.
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(MONEY, etc.)

B2 to get money from a bank account: I took out some money for the weekend. to arrange to get something from a company, bank, etc.: I’m going to take out a life insurance policy. He had to take out a loan to pay his taxes.
Translations of “take sth out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 移走,移開…
in Russian вынимать…
in Turkish çıkarmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 移走,移开…
in Polish wyjmować coś, wyciągać coś…
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