take it that
1. To understand or comprehend something (a certain way). I take it the gig was canceled, judging from the sound of that phone call. We took it to mean that we would only need to file the forms if our initial application wasn't successful. I take it you're leaving in the morning, correct?
2. To endure or tolerate some unpleasant, critical, harsh, or abusive treatment, whether physical or emotional. Tell me what you really thought of my play—be honest, I can take it! Military training is grueling, and some people just can't take it.
See also: take
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take it that...
to understand it to be thus... Am I to take it that you think this is the end of our relationship?
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