Definition of “take sb's word for it” - English Dictionary

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“take sb's word for it” in British English

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take sb's word for it

also take sb at their word

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's word for it” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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