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take sth away

phrasal verb with take     /teɪk/ verb [T] ( past tense took, past participle taken)
REMOVE
B2 to remove something: The waitress took our plates away. Supermarkets are taking business away from small local shops.Taking and choosing
NUMBER
B1 to subtract a number: Take 3 away from 20.Addition, subtraction, multiplication and divisionCalculations and calculating
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