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English definition of “take to sb/sth”

take to sb/sth

phrasal verb with take     /teɪk/ verb (took, taken)
C1 to start to like someone or something: His wife took to her new neighbours at once . She's taken to tennis like a duck to water (= she likes it and is good at it).Liking
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