take sb out Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “take sb out” in the English Dictionary

"take sb out" in British English

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take sb out

phrasal verb with take uk   us   /teɪk/ verb (took, taken)
B1 to go ​somewhere and do something with someone, usually something you ​plan and ​pay for: Dad's taking the ​wholefamily out to the ​cinema. Our ​boss took us out fordrinks.
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  • Daniel ​asked Shona if he could take her out some ​time.
  • Their ​grandparents are taking them out for the ​day.
  • He took us out for a ​pizza.
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