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Japanese 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
~を持って行く, 携帯する
I always take my umbrella with me.
A1 to go somewhere with someone, often paying for them
~を連れて行く
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.
(乗り物)を利用する, (乗り物)に乗る
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
(~道路)に入る, (角)を曲がる
Take the third turning on the left . Take State St. down the hill to the traffic light .
A2 to do an exam or test
(試験)を受ける, 受験する
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.
(時間が)かかる , (時間を)要する
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 .
~を必要とする, (勇気など)がいる
It takes courage to face life again after a serious accident .
A2 to swallow or use medicine
(薬)を飲む, 服用する
Take two tablets , three times a day .
B1 to remove something without asking someone
(承諾なく)~を持ち去る
Someone’s taken my coat !
B1 to get hold of something and move it
~を取り上げる, つかんで動かす
He reached across and took the glass from her.
B1 used with some nouns to say that someone performs an action
(後続の名詞の行為)をする
I need to take a shower . Take a look at this.
B1 to study a subject
(科目)を専攻する, 履修する
He’s taking chemistry and physics .
B1 UK to wear a particular size of clothes
(あるサイズの服・靴)を着る, 履く
I take a size 12.
B1 to accept something
~を受け入れる, (申し出)に応じる
So, are you going to take the job ?
take a picture, photograph, etc. A1 to photograph someone or something
写真を撮る
I took some great photos of the kids .
take milk, sugar, etc. to usually add milk , sugar , etc. to your tea or coffee
(紅茶やコーヒーなどに)ミルクを入れる、砂糖を入れる、等
Do you take sugar in your coffee ?
I take it (that)… used when you think that what you say is probably true
~と受けとめる, ~と解釈する
I take it you’re not coming with us.
(Definition of take verb from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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