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Catalan translation of “take”

take

verb
 
/teɪk/ (present participle taking, past tense took, past participle taken)
A1 to get and carry something with you when you go somewhere
portar
I always take my umbrella with me.
A1 to go somewhere with someone, often paying for them
portar
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.
agafar
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
agafar
Take the third turning on the left. Take State St. down the hill to the traffic light.
A2 to do an exam or test
fer
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.
tardar
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.
requerir
It takes courage to face life again after a serious accident.
A2 to swallow or use medicine
prendre
Take two tablets, three times a day.
B1 to remove something without asking someone
emportar-se
Someone’s taken my coat!
B1 to get hold of something and move it
agafar
He reached across and took the glass from her.
B1 used with some nouns to say that someone performs an action
fer(-se)
I need to take a shower. Take a look at this.
B1 to study a subject
estudiar
He’s taking chemistry and physics.
B1 UK to wear a particular size of clothes
gastar
I take a size 12.
B1 to accept something
acceptar
So, are you going to take the job?
take a picture, photograph, etc. A1 to photograph someone or something
fer una foto
I took some great photos of the kids.
take milk, sugar, etc. to usually add milk, sugar, etc. to your tea or coffee
prendre llet, sucre, etc.
Do you take sugar in your coffee?
I take it (that)… used when you think that what you say is probably true
suposo que…
I take it you’re not coming with us.
(Definition of take from the Cambridge English-Catalan Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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