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take something

to endure something; to survive something. I don't think I can take any more scolding today. I've been in trouble since I got up this morning. Mary was very insulting to Tom, but he can take it.

take

1. n. a section of a film that is pronounced acceptable just after it is shot. After seven straight takes the crew demanded a break.
2. n. the amount of money taken in at some event; the money received for the tickets that have been purchased. The take was much larger than we expected.
3. tv. to cheat or deceive someone. When they think you’re going to count your change, they won’t try to take you.
4. tv. to defeat someone, as in a fight. Max thought he could take the guy, but he wasn’t sure.
5. n. money taken in a theft or illegal scheme. Let’s spilt up the take now, not later!

take

/call/bring to task
To reprimand or censure.
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I am a person who is willing to take chances in my love relationship.
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As part of the requirements of the course, the students were not required to take every unit test or every quiz, as a result of this, a student's lowest unit test score and lowest quiz score were dropped in determination of his/her final course grades, which caused the differences in the number of students for the statistical tests.
If you have liver disease, including hepatitis B or C, your liver disease may get worse when you take anti-HIV medicines like REYATAZ."
But his history suggests it will take prudent regulation that relies on objective science to curb the current era of drug industry excess.
Then in 1986, Choate-Rosemary Hall required high school students to take a physical science course before biology.
`I was three years old when they tried to take our favourite cow, which didn't want to go with them,' remembers my grandmother.
Merged with the wedding party scene of the poem's title, where Jesus advises us to take the low place, are some of his other surprising sayings that turn conventions upside down: the wedding parable at which people are pulled in off the street; the promise of room for all in his Father's mansion.
Particularly if you receive care from a large clinic, where a different student or resident sees you every time, maybe no one ever instructed you in detail on how to take your drugs.
It's an even safer bet that there are loads of runners who regularly take non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), including aspirin, ibuprofen, and naproxen, as well as many prescription versions, in order to deal with chronic pain or acute running injuries.