take sth from sb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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take sth from sb

phrasal verb with take uk   us   /teɪk/ verb (took, taken)
If you take words, ​information, or ​ideas from another ​person or ​piece of ​work, you use or ​develop them in some way: The ​plot is taken from Shakespeare.
(Definition of take sth from sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “take sth from sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 从(某人处或某人作品中)引用(或借鉴)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 從(某人處或某人作品中)引用(或借鑒)…
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