take (sth) over
— phrasal verb with take uk /teɪk/ us /teɪk/ verb took, taken
- Do you know who's taking over the restaurant?
- I've taken over from Vanessa as head of the sales department.
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- Our company was taken over in May.
- There are rumours that a German firm is bidding to take over the shoe factory.