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partake in something

to participate in something. Valerie does not care to partake in those childish games. I would like to partake in the fun.
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partake of something

1. to have a portion of something, such as food or drink. Would you care to partake of this apple pie with me? I would like to partake of that fine dinner I see set out on the table.
2. to take part in or experience something. Sarah had always wanted to partake of the good life. Roger had no intention of partaking of the events offered at the fair.
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partake in

To participate in some activity; share in something: The reporter criticized the company that partook in the secret meeting with government officials.
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partake of

To use, consume, or participate in something shared with others: I hope that the guests will partake of the delicious dinner I prepared.
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He even reinforced his all-pulling-for-one philosophy -- as well as a few boyhood dreams -- by partaking in a New York Yankees baseball fantasy camp a few years ago.
Partaking of various disciplines (including photography, environments, and video), it invites us to share an aesthetic that flirts with a world where cosmetics, fashion, science-fiction movies, and futuristic design converge--all of this seasoned with enormous doses of glamour and then candy coated (probably unintentionally).
But the most important thing that goes on at meals is that they are shared, they are taken together, and those of us partaking recognize each other as human.
We become one with Christ's Body by partaking of it.
Travelocity editors have heard various concerns from travelers wondering if partaking in the celebration of Mardi Gras is really right for them.
Before his departure, Sheikh Salman told KUNA that he was keen on partaking in the festival to showcase Kuwait's support towards Algeria.
Being entrusted by the Saudi monarch himself in assisting both army and security bolstering, Hariri's partaking in any security meeting is more than welcomed and, I do believe that Lebanon needs him for resolving endemic problems at hand by speeding up the election of a new president, Jreij exclaimed.
And while last year's walking gourmets went into the restaurants to sample their food, those partaking of samples this year will be visiting booths on the street.
NNA - Partaking in any government that covers up for mistakes, is impossible, Kataeb party coordinator Sami Gemayel, informed members of his Polit-bureau today.
The official also commented on the 177 initiative projects to be addressed in the conference, saying that studies were conducted on the multi-projects and affirmed that it came with the interests of Sudan and the countries as well as organizations partaking in the event.
The informational letter, sent to all 5,400 homes in the unincorporated community, allows residents to present proof of where they live when shopping for insurance, registering motor vehicles and partaking in other activities where prices are linked to ZIP codes.
A group of male panelists will consume a meal of garlic calamari and garlic french fries before partaking in separate breath freshening products and then kissing the official judge.
NNA - 1/10/2220012 Kataeb Party Head Amine Gemayel returned to Beirut on Monday, coming from Ankara after partaking in the ruling "Development and Justice" Party extraordinary conference.
after partaking in the in the first forum hosted here and dubbed "Sir bin
Partaking in the Forum shall be representatives of Jordan, Algeria, Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Palestine, Lebanon, Italy and Cyprus, with every representative giving a briefing on the current educational situation and policies in his respective country.