take (some amount of money) for (something)

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take (some amount of money) for (something)

To accept some amount of money for the purchase of something. I'm not willing to take less than $10,000 for the car. Her motorcycle is really cool. I wonder how much she'd take for it.
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take an amount of money for something

to charge a certain amount for something. I'll take four thousand for that car there. How much will you take for a big bag of flour?
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take someone for something

 
1. Lit. to escort someone to and through some activities, such as a walk, a swim, a ride, etc. Can I take you for a ride? He took me for a walk in the park, and then we came home.
2. Inf. to cheat someone by a certain amount of money. That crook took me for a hundred bucks. How much did he take you for?
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take for

1. Regard as, as in Do you take me for a fool? [First half of 1400s]
2. Consider mistakenly, as in Don't take our silence for approval, or I think they took us for foreigners. [Second half of 1500s] Also see take for granted; what do you take me for.
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take for

v.
To think someone or something is someone or something else: I'm sorry I called you the wrong name—I took you for one of your coworkers. Do you take me for a fool?
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