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English definition of “take sb at their word”

take sb at their word

(also take sb's word for it)
B2 to believe that what someone says is true: He said he'd give me a job and I just took him at his word. If he says there's $500 in the envelope, then I'll take his word for it.
(Definition of take sb at their word from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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