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Meaning of “take sb in” - Learner’s Dictionary

take sb in

phrasal verb with take     /teɪk/ verb [T] ( past tense took, past participle taken)
POLICE
If the police take someone in, they take that person to the police station.Arresting and charging
LET SOMEONE STAY
to let someone stay in your house: You could earn some extra cash by taking in foreign students.Accommodating people
be taken in
B2 to be deceived by someoneCheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
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