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take sth off

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

A2 to remove something, especially clothes: He took off his clothes and got into the shower. After the poisoning scare, the product was taken off the shelves/the market (= removed from sale).

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take sth off

phrasal verb with take uk   /teɪk/ us   verb [T] took, taken
WORKPLACE to have a period of time away from work: After the business trip she took a few days off. I am definitely looking forward to taking some time off.
FINANCE to reduce a price by a particular amount: Being too near a train track could take thousands off the price of a house.
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“take sth off” in British English

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