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take sth in

phrasal verb with take uk   /teɪk/ us   /teɪk/ verb took, taken
  • (MONEY)

mainly US US usually take to receive money from sales or as payment for entrance to an event: The show took in an astonishing $100,000 in its first week.
  • (CLOTHES)

to make a piece of clothing narrower, by changing the position of some of the stitches joining it together: I'll have to take this dress in at the waist - it's too big.
(Definition of take sth in from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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take sth in

phrasal verb with take uk   /teɪk/ us   verb [T] took, taken
to include something: A comprehensive carbon tax that took in other fuels, such as coal, would be much greener than just petrol taxes. These figures are open to dispute because they take in the entire UK holiday business.
US COMMERCE to receive money from sales or as payment for something: Worldwide, the film took in $230 million in its first weekend.
(Definition of take sth in from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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