be (one's) for the taking(redirected from be theirs for the taking)
be (one's) for the taking
To be available for one to easily obtain or achieve. With your famous parents, any job is yours for the taking. Some of us, though, actually have to apply for jobs. Our probable valedictorian has been pretty distracted lately, so I think the title is yours for the taking.
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be somebody’s for the ˈtaking,
be there for the ˈtakingif something is yours for the taking or there for the taking, it is easy to get: She was surprised to find the money on the kitchen table, just there for the taking. ♢ With the team’s closest rivals out of the championship, the title was theirs for the taking.
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