take

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take

In addition to the idioms beginning with take, also see at (take) pains; devil take the hindmost; double take; give and take; give or take; go to (take) the trouble; have (take) a crack at; have (take) a fit; in (take) effect; (take) in good part; in tow, take; it takes all sorts; it takes getting used to; it takes one to know one; (take) off one's hands; (take) on faith; on the take; pay your money and take your choice; pride oneself (take pride in); (take a) rain check; sit up and take notice; that's (takes care of) that; what do you take me for; what it takes; (take) with a grain of salt; you can lead (take) a horse to water; you can't take it with you.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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