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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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IMPROVED weather during the week meant boats were able to get out and take some decent catches The best I know of is a ling of 18.5lb taken by Mick Mills, the best of a 50-fish haul of cod and ling taken aboard Famous out of Hartlepool.
Following the launch of the Takes App in 2013, with $1.2MM in funding, Takes is proud to introduce its new offering, Takes V2, launching September 21st, 2014.
take in 1 : to make smaller <She took the dress in.> 2 : to receive as a guest <We took in travelers for the night.> 3 : to allow to join <The club is not taking in new members.> 4 : to receive and do at home for pay <She takes in washing.> 5 : to have within its limits <The tour takes in both museums.> 6 : to go to <Let's take in a movie.> 7 : to get the meaning of <He took in the situation at a glance.> 8 : [sup.1]cheat 1 <They were taken in by an old trick.>
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