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take sth in

phrasal verb with take
 
 
/teɪk/ verb [T] (took, taken)
to include something: A comprehensive carbon tax that took in other fuels, such as coal, would be much greener than just petrol taxes. These figures are open to dispute because they take in the entire UK holiday business.
US COMMERCE to receive money from sales or as payment for something: Worldwide, the film took in $230 million in its first weekend.
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