take verb (REMOVE)
Has anything been taken (= stolen)? 丟了甚麼東西嗎？
All her possessions had been taken from her. 她所有財產都被剝奪了。
If you take 4 (away) from 12 you get 8. 12減4得8。
take verb (MOVE)
The weather forecast said rain, so take your umbrella (with you) when you go out. 天氣預報說有雨，所以外出時記得帶傘。
take verb (ACCEPT)
If you think I'm going to take that lying down (= accept it without complaining), you're very much mistaken. 如果你認為我會甘心忍受那一切，那你就大錯特錯了。
take to be/take for sth
[ + to infinitive ] These creatures are generally taken to be descended from primitive fishes. 這些生物通常被認為是從原始魚類演變而來的。
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)
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. 她乘十點半的飛機去愛丁堡。
take verb (NEED)
B2 [ T ] to need要求，需要
Parachuting takes a lot of nerve. 跳傘需要很大勇氣。
not take long
take verb (DRUG/MEDICINE)
take verb (ACT)
take verb (THINK ABOUT)
take verb (REACTION)
take sb by surprise also take sb unawares
take verb (MONEY)
take verb (CATCH)
With these wins, the Democrats have now taken the House back from the Republicans.