take sth out on sb
— phrasal verb with take uk /teɪk/ us /teɪk/ verb took, taken
- He took out his anger on his family.
- I know you've got a headache, but don't take it out on me!
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(Definition of “take sth out on sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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