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take (one's) part

To support or part with someone in an argument. You always take your wife's part, even if you don't agree with her! Thank you for taking my part at the meeting. I was starting to feel like I was on my own in there.
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take part

1. To share or participate in something. Often followed by "in (something)." They wouldn't let me take part in their game. I heard it was a great discussion. Did you take part?
2. To support or side with someone in an argument. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is typically used between "take" and "part." You always take your wife's part, even if you don't agree with her! Thank you for taking my part at the meeting. I was starting to feel like I was on my own in there.
See also: part, take

take someone's part

Fig. to take a side in an argument; to support someone in an argument. My sister took my mother's part in the family argument. You are always taking the part of the underdog!
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take part (in something)

to participate in something. Bill refused to take part in the game. Everyone is asked to take part in the celebration.
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take part

Play a role in, share in, participate, as in Will you be taking part in the wedding? or He did not take part in the discussion. [Late 1300s] Also see take one's part.
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take ˈpart (in something)

be one of a group of people doing something together; participate in something: He’s taking part in a golf competition this weekend.She never takes part in any community activities.
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take (someone's) part

To side with in a disagreement; support.
See also: part, take

take part

To join in; participate: She took part in the celebration.
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