take verb (REMOVE)
Has anything been taken (= stolen)? 丢了什么东西吗？
All her possessions had been taken from her. 她所有的财产都被剥夺了。
If you take 4 (away) from 12 you get 8. 12减4得8。
- "Did you take any money out of my purse?" "Certainly not!"
- When they got divorced, his wife took everything.
- They took blood and urine specimens for analysis.
- OK, very funny - who took my clothes?
- If anyone found out that I took the money, I'd die of shame.
take verb (MOVE)
The weather forecast said rain, so take your umbrella (with you) when you go out. 天气预报说有雨，所以外出时记得带伞。
- Take the vase off the shelf.
- Could you take this letter to John, please?
- I took some food from the table.
- I took some of the flowers for Mrs Bright.
- I took several books with me for the journey.
take verb (ACCEPT)
If you think I'm going to take that lying down (= accept it without complaining), you're very much mistaken. 如果你认为我会甘心忍受那一切，那你就大错特错了。
take to be/take for sth
[ + to infinitive ] These creatures are generally taken to be descended from primitive fishes. 这些生物通常被认为是从原始鱼类演变而来的。
can't take sth
take it or leave it
- Do you usually take a morning/afternoon break?
- I took this new job because I felt that the career prospects were much better.
- The director took a risk in giving the movie's main role to an unknown actor.
- She took a few spoonfuls of soup but left her main course untouched.
- He took a drop in salary when he changed jobs.
take verb (HOLD)
- The baby took my finger in its tenacious little fist.
- Take my hand as we cross the road.
- Each player takes three cards.
- The doctor had to take my shoulder and click the joint back into place.
- He took my arm and guided me to the bar.
take verb (GO WITH)
- As a special treat, I'll take you to my favourite tea-shop.
- I had to get up early to take her to the airport.
- If he gets any worse I'll take him to the doctor's.
- Three days after the birth, Paul and Sandra took their precious bundle of joy home.
- I took my two-year old nephew down to the beach with his bucket and spade.
take verb (TRANSPORT)
She took the 10.30 flight to Edinburgh. 她乘10点半的飞机去了爱丁堡。
- We took a bus to Mexico City.
- From Heathrow, you can take a taxi.
- I took the 6.30 train to Manchester.
- Why don't you take the train to Paris?
- We took a flight to Denver.
take verb (NEED)
B2 [ T ] to need要求，需要
Parachuting takes a lot of nerve. 跳伞需要很大的勇气。
not take long
- They took two hours to discuss the plans and considered it time well spent.
- It took a lot of courage to do what she did.
- The insurance company took months to settle my claim.
- The jury took four days to reach a verdict.
- This recipe takes four cloves of garlic.
take verb (DRUG/MEDICINE)
take verb (ACT)
- I usually take a nap after lunch.
- Who takes this class on Tuesdays?
- I agreed to take Nicola's aerobics class for her next week.
- I'm going to take some French lessons.
- After the next song, we'll take a break.
take verb (THINK ABOUT)
take verb (REACTION)
take sb by surprise also take sb unawares
- She took offence when we offered to help her.
- Don't take any notice of what they say.
- She never took any notice of her critics.
- He takes the view that children should not be allowed in pubs.
- I took pity on her and bought her some clothes.
take verb (MONEY)
- The restaurant took a lot of money that night.
- How much do you usually take in an evening?
take verb (CATCH)
With these wins, the Democrats have now taken the House back from the Republicans.
- His party took control from the Communists.
- We'll take a lot of Labour's vote over the issue of fox hunting.
- The terrorists have taken hundreds of hostages.
- The soldiers were taken behind enemy lines.