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



  ( takes    3rd person present)   ( taking    present participle)   ( took    past tense)   ( taken    past participle  )   (USED WITH NOUNS DESCRIBING ACTIONS)  
Take is used in combination with a wide range of nouns, where the meaning of the combination is mostly given by the noun. Many of these combinations are common idiomatic expressions whose meanings can be found at the appropriate nouns. For example, the expression take care is explained at care.     
1       verb   You can use take    followed by a noun to talk about an action or event, when it would also be possible to use the verb that is related to that noun. For example, you can say `she took a shower' instead of `she showered'.      
Betty took a photograph of us...      V n  
I've never taken a holiday since starting this job...      V n  
There's not enough people willing to take the risk...      V n  
2       verb   In ordinary spoken or written English, people use take    with a range of nouns instead of using a more specific verb. For example people often say `he took control' or `she took a positive attitude' instead of `he assumed control' or `she adopted a positive attitude'.      
The Patriotic Front took power after a three-month civil war...      V n  
I felt it was important for women to join and take a leading role...      V n  
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to take OR bring somebody down a notch means to make them behave less arrogantly or proudly.
to take OR turn OR bring something down a notch means to decrease its intensity
new trend in computing to take into account the environmental aspect when designing IT systems.
update sb.
Did you hear what happened? - No, fill me in, please.
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".
go for something, take one's chances
to have sexual intercourse with sb
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 out in the street to protest
I can't understand it, I can't believe it, I can't accept it
ce qui est bon à prendre est bon à rendre
take credit for another person's accomplishment
get drunk or take drugs; get high
d'une bonne vigne prenez le plant; d'une bonne mère prenez la fille
à la chandeleur, l'hiver s'en va ou prend vigueur
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
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