Translation of "take" - English-Catalan dictionary

take

verb uk /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.

(Translation of “take” from the Cambridge English-Catalan Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)