take for
phrasal to suppose to be; especially to suppose mistakenly to be

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • take for — index deem Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • take for — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms take for : present tense I/you/we/they take for he/she/it takes for present participle taking for past tense took for past participle taken for take someone/something for someone/something to believe something …   English dictionary

  • take for — Synonyms and related words: account as, assume, be afraid, believe, conceive, conclude, consider, daresay, deduce, deem, divine, dream, esteem, estimate, expect, fancy, feel, gather, grant, guess, have a hunch, have an idea, have an impression,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • take for — phr verb Take for is used with these nouns as the object: ↑fool, ↑walk …   Collocations dictionary

  • take for — {v.} To suppose to be; mistake for. * /Do you take me for a fool?/ * /At first sight you would take him for a football player, not a poet./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take for — {v.} To suppose to be; mistake for. * /Do you take me for a fool?/ * /At first sight you would take him for a football player, not a poet./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take\ for — v To suppose to be; mistake for. Do you take me for a fool? At first sight you would take him for a football player, not a poet …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take for — idi a) to assume to be: I took it for a fact[/ex] b) to assume falsely to be; mistake for: to be taken for a foreigner[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • take for — mistake someone for something The man took the young boy for a robber and called the police …   Idioms and examples

  • take for — Mistake for …   New dictionary of synonyms

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