to take sb for a walk significado, to take sb for a walk definición | diccionario de inglés definición



  ( tasks    plural & 3rd person present)   ( tasking    present participle)   ( tasked    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A task is an activity or piece of work which you have to do, usually as part of a larger project.  
usu N of -ing, supp N  
She used the day to catch up with administrative tasks.     
2       verb   If you are taskedwith doing a particular activity or piece of work, someone in authority asks you to do it.  
The minister was tasked with checking that British aid money was being spent wisely.      be V-ed with n/-ing  
3    If you take someone to task, you criticize them or tell them off because of something bad or wrong that they have done.  
take sb to task             phrase   V inflects, oft PHR for n/-ing   (=rebuke)  
The country's intellectuals are also being taken to task for their failure to speak out against the regime.     
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to take OR bring somebody down a notch means to make them behave less arrogantly or proudly.
new trend in computing to take into account the environmental aspect when designing IT systems.
to take OR turn OR bring something down a notch means to decrease its intensity
act in accordance with what is set verbally; apply what one's preaching for; double words by action;
often used in combination with "talk the talk".
update sb.
Did you hear what happened? - No, fill me in, please.
expression used when referring to someone's profession, background, social class or life experience
E.g: People from all walks of life will participate to the event
metaphoric expression for getting married
sleep for a short period of time, have a light sleep
go for something, take one's chances
go out in the street to protest
I can't understand it, I can't believe it, I can't accept it
get drunk or take drugs; get high
take credit for another person's accomplishment
do not take into account, disregard, ignore on purpose, avoid, dismiss
E.g: His boss asked him for a report, but he gave it the go-by.
take an action that will complicate things; do something with a negative impact
take a decision based on one's subjective conclusions, when objective evidence is not available
this expression means 'he is very good at criticizing others but he can't accept criticism from others'
military aviation term: loss of visual reference during take-off or landing due to the sand or dust
when a person kills someone then takes their own life it is referred to as a murder suicide


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