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  • 121 take — take1 W1S1 [teık] v past tense took [tuk] past participle taken [ˈteıkən] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(action)¦ 2¦(move)¦ 3¦(remove)¦ 4¦(time/money/effort etc)¦ 5¦(accept)¦ 6¦(hold something)¦ 7¦(travel)¦ 8 …

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  • 122 hold up — Synonyms and related words: adjourn, advertise, afford support, air, arrest, back, back up, backpedal, backwater, be consistent, be proof against, be the case, be true, be truthful, be unflappable, bear, bear out, bear up, bear up against, blazon …

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  • 123 take up — Synonyms and related words: absorb, absorb the attention, accept, accumulate, admit, adopt, adsorb, affiliate, agglomerate, aggregate, aggroup, air, amass, amortize, analyze, annex, appropriate, approve, arrest, arrogate, assemble, assimilate,… …

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  • 124 take for — verb keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view (Freq. 2) take for granted view as important hold these truths to be self evident I hold him personally responsible • Syn: ↑deem, ↑hold, ↑ …

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  • 125 hold the fort — phrasal 1. : to maintain a firm position usually against opposition found himself holding the fort against a solid block of opponents of the plan 2. : to take care of usual affairs a skeleton staff was left to hold the fort at the office during… …

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  • 126 take — 1 /teIk/ verb past tense took past participle taken MOVE STH 1 (T) to move someone or something from one place to another: Don t forget to take your bag when you go. | Paul doesn t know the way can you take him? | take sb/sth to: We take the kids …

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  • 127 hold out — Synonyms and related words: abide, balk, be proof against, be unflappable, be unmoved, be unwilling, bear up, bear up against, beg off, bide, boycott, carry on, come up fighting, continue, continue to be, decline, decline to accept, defeat time,… …

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  • 128 take it — Synonyms and related words: accede, accept, account as, acquiesce, answer, assent, assume, avail, be afraid, be agreeable, be equal to, bear, bear the brunt, bear up, bear up under, believe, comply, conceive, conclude, consent, consider, daresay …

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  • 129 take — [[t]teɪk[/t]] v. took, tak•en, tak•ing, n. 1) to get into one s hands or possession by voluntary action: Take the book, please[/ex] 2) to hold, grasp, or grip: to take a child by the hand[/ex] 3) to get into one s possession or control by force… …

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  • 130 hold with — [verb] approve of, agree to or with, be in favour of, countenance, subscribe to, support * * * APPROVE OF, agree with, be in favour of, endorse, accept, countenance, support, subscribe to, give one s blessing to, take kindly to; informal stand… …

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  • 131 take a hold of somebody — catch, get, grab, take, etc. (a) ˈhold of sb/sth idiom to have or take sb/sth in your hands • He caught hold of her wrists so she couldn t get away. • Lee got hold of the dog by its collar. • Quick, grab a hold of that rope …

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  • 132 take a hold of something — catch, get, grab, take, etc. (a) ˈhold of sb/sth idiom to have or take sb/sth in your hands • He caught hold of her wrists so she couldn t get away. • Lee got hold of the dog by its collar. • Quick, grab a hold of that rope …

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  • 133 take — {{11}}take (n.) 1650s, that which is taken in payment, from TAKE (Cf. take) (v.). Sense of money taken in by a single performance, etc., is from 1931. Movie making sense is recorded from 1927. Criminal sense of money acquired by theft is from… …

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  • 134 take — v 1. acquire, secure, get, obtain, gain, procure, come by, Sl. cop; catch, seize, capture; hold, grasp, grip, clasp, embrace; garner, harvest, gather, glean; reach, attain, achieve, win; receive, accept, react or respond to; have, possess,… …

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  • 135 Take My Hand, Precious Lord — Infobox Single Name = Take My Hand, Precious Lord Artist = Mahalia Jackson from Album = Bless This House A side = B side = Released = 1956 Format = Recorded = Tuesday, March 27, 1956 Genre = Gospel Label = Columbia Length = Writer = Rev. Thomas A …

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  • 136 Take Me to Your Heart (Rick Astley song) — Infobox Single Name = Take Me To Your Heart Artist = Rick Astley from Album = Hold Me in Your Arms Released = 1988 (UK) Format = 7 single 12 maxi Digital download Vinyl CD single Recorded = 1988 Genre = Pop/Dance Length = 03:27 Label = PWL Writer …

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  • 137 take — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. catch, capture (see acquisition); plagiarize, pirate (see stealing); take by storm; snap or pick up; do; work, be effective; snap a picture. n. taking; informal, receipts, haul, gate (sl.), swag (sl.) …

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  • 138 take — verb 1) she took his hand Syn: grasp, get hold of, grip, clasp, clutch, grab 2) he took an envelope from his pocket Syn: remove, pull, draw, withdraw, extract …

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  • 139 take in — Synonyms and related words: abbreviate, abridge, absorb, abstract, accept, accouple, accumulate, acquire, admit, adsorb, affect, agglutinate, amass, appear, appreciate, apprehend, arrest, articulate, assemble, assimilate, assister, associate,… …

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  • 140 Hold Me Now (Johnny Logan song) — Infobox ESC entry song = flagicon|Ireland Hold Me Now caption = year = 1987 country = Ireland artist = Seán Sherrard as = Johnny Logan with = language = English languages = composer = Seán Sherrard lyricist = Seán Sherrard conductor = Noel… …

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