take ten
phrasal see take five

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Take Five — est une composition du saxophoniste Paul Desmond écrite en 1959 pour l album Time Out du quartet de Dave Brubeck. Le titre vient d un jeu de mot sur l expression anglaise « take five », qui peut signifier « pause de cinq… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • take five — verb take a break for five minutes The musicians took five during the rehearsal • Hypernyms: ↑pause, ↑intermit, ↑break • Verb Frames: Somebody s * * * phrasal …   Useful english dictionary

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  • take five — Synonyms and related words: break, breathe, call a break, call time, declare a recess, interlude, intermit, interval, intervene, knock off, lay off, pause, recess, stop for breath, take a break, take a recess, take a rest, take ten, take time out …   Moby Thesaurus

  • take five — or take ten phrasal to take a break especially from work …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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