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.
See also: take, temperature

take somebody’s ˈtemperature

measure the heat of somebody’s body, using a thermometer: The nurse took my temperature; it was 38°.
See also: take, temperature
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I don't think if you take somebody's temperature a lot that will make them well.
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