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tay kuhn

  • v  carry out
  • v  require (time or space)
  • v  take somebody somewhere
  • v  get into one's hands, take physically
  • v  take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
  • v  interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression
  • v  take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
  • v  take into one's possession
  • v  travel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route
  • v  pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
  • v  receive willingly something given or offered
  • v  assume, as of positions or roles
  • v  take into consideration for exemplifying purposes
  • v  require as useful, just, or proper
  • v  experience or feel or submit to
  • v  make a film or photograph of something
  • v  remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
  • v  serve oneself to, or consume regularly
  • v  accept or undergo, often unwillingly
  • v  make use of or accept for some purpose
  • v  take by force
  • v  occupy or take on
  • v  admit into a group or community
  • v  ascertain or determine by measuring, computing or take a reading from a dial
    A reading was taken of the earth's tremors
  • v  be a student of a certain subject
  • v  take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs
  • v  head into a specified direction
  • v  point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards
  • v  be seized or affected in a specified way
    be taken drunk
  • v  have with oneself; have on one's person
  • v  engage for service under a term of contract
  • v  receive or obtain regularly
  • v  buy, select
  • v  to get into a position of having, e.g., safety, comfort
  • v  have sex with; archaic use
    He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable
  • v  lay claim to; as of an idea
  • v  be designed to hold or take
  • v  be capable of holding or containing
  • v  develop a habit
  • v  proceed along in a vehicle
  • v  obtain by winning
  • v  be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness
  • s  understood in a certain way; made sense of
    a word taken literally
    a smile taken as consent
  • s  be affected with an indisposition
    the child was taken ill
    couldn't tell when he would be taken drunk

  • The quotation is correct, but taken out of context.
  • From her perch, she has also taken on social issues and urged others in the industry to do the same.
  • As the wreckage of the World Trade Center was taken to the Fresh Kills landfill and painstakingly sifted, the true toll of the attacks became clearer.
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  • Terrell Owens in Dallas Morning News
    With everything that has happened, obviously with the way Tony played and the comparison between her and Carrie Underwood, I think a lot of people feel she has taken his focus away,Owens said.
  • David Triesman in Times of India
    He said he "commentated on speculation circulating about conspiracies around the world. Those comments were never intended to be taken seriously as indeed is the case with many private conversations. The views expressed were not the views of the...
  • Barack Obama in Indian Express
    We are now in contact with the Libyan government, and want to make sure that if in fact this transfer has taken place, that he's not welcomed back in some way, but instead should be under house arrest,Obama said in an interview as Megrahi...

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