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Translation of "take" - English-Arabic dictionary


verb   /teɪk/ ( present participle taking, past tense took, past participle taken)
A1 to get and carry something with you when you go somewhere يَأخُذ I always take my umbrella with me.
A1 to go somewhere with someone, often paying for them يَأخُذ We’re taking the kids to the circus on Saturday. I’m taking my wife to Florence for the weekend.
A2 to travel somewhere using a bus, train, car, etc. يَركَب He takes the bus to work. Are you taking the train to Paris?
A2 used to tell someone which road to go on or which turning to take in order to get somewhere يَأخُذ Take the third turning on the left. Take State St. down the hill to the traffic light.
A2 to do an exam or test يؤدّي امتِحانا When are you taking your driving test?
A2 If something takes a particular amount of time, or you take a particular amount of time, you need that amount of time in order to be able to do it. يَسْتَغْرِق It took me three days to get here. She took ages to get the house looking the way she wanted it.
A2 If something takes a particular quality, that quality is needed for it to happen. يَسْتَغْرِق It takes courage to face life again after a serious accident.
A2 to swallow or use medicine يَأخُذ / يَتَناوَل Take two tablets, three times a day.
B1 to remove something without asking someone يَأخُذ Someone’s taken my coat!
B1 to get hold of something and move it يَأخُذ He reached across and took the glass from her.
B1 used with some nouns to say that someone performs an action يَقوم بـِ I need to take a shower. Take a look at this.
B1 to study a subject يَدرُس He’s taking chemistry and physics.
B1 UK to wear a particular size of clothes يَرتَدي I take a size 12.
B1 to accept something يَقْبَل So, are you going to take the job?
take a picture, photograph, etc. A1 to photograph someone or something يُصوّر شَخصاً ما / شَيئاً ما I took some great photos of the kids.
take milk, sugar, etc. to usually add milk, sugar, etc. to your tea or coffee يَأخُذ حَليباً، سُكّراً، إلخ. Do you take sugar in your coffee?
I take it (that)… used when you think that what you say is probably true يَعتَقِد أنّ I take it you’re not coming with us.
(Definition of take from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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