take somebody's temperature
take (one's) temperature
To measure one's internal body temperature. You're forehead feels pretty warm to me; let me take your temperature and see if you're running a fever.
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take somebody’s ˈtemperaturemeasure the heat of somebody’s body, using a thermometer: The nurse took my temperature; it was 38°.
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