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  • ten phrasal verbs using take hello everyone my name is Anna English this is

  • baby English and we are very excited to be introducing you to 10 phrasal verbs

  • using the verb take now for every phrasal verb I introduce I would like

  • you to write sentence using that phrasal verb in the comment section below and I

  • will try to correct you number one take down take down means to remove something

  • usually something that you put up for example you put up a picture on the wall

  • if you don't like that picture then you might take it down take down is often

  • used in the digital world when talking about websites pictures or videos many

  • people on in YouTube if they do not follow the Community Guidelines will

  • have their videos taken down take down can also be used to mean

  • this mantle so if you had to put together furniture and then you are

  • taking it apart you could say I took down the Wardrobe on my own or I put up

  • the bed on my own I can take it down on my own I can take it apart and dismantle

  • it so tell me have you taken something down recently or have you ever had

  • something taken down today I took a picture down and a few months ago I had

  • a video taken down which was most distressing

  • Would you look at that. Look

  • at what? those two getting all fruity in the back of the bowl. Since when was

  • pineapple interested in vegetables? hmm I think an avocado is technically a

  • fruit actually. no! I think you'll find it is, google it if you don't believe me.

  • well fruit or vegetable I would love to know his secret I'm much more attractive

  • than he is and she said the idea of snuggling up with me made her blow

  • chunks I don't get it. it's all about the

  • language. I hear she's highly attracted to

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  • and boom she'll be attracted to me. sounds grape!

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  • after to take after normally you take after a person someone in your family

  • who is older than you and it means that you have similarities to that person

  • perhaps in your personality in the way you look in the way that you behave in

  • the way that you speak for example I could say I take after my mum in terms

  • of my looks or I take after my grandma I love languages and sometimes I wonder if

  • my baby will take after me who do you take after number three

  • take out take out normally you take a person out now typically this is used

  • when talking about taking someone on a date a romantic date but it can be used

  • to talk about just accompanying someone out for the day I could take my mother

  • out for example if she came to visit me in

  • London I would take her out for the day and it literally does means I'm going to

  • accompany her escort her out to a restaurant or out to the park or

  • whatever it is we've got planned so yesterday I took my mother out to the

  • theme park I remember the first time my boyfriend took me out it was so romantic

  • number four take in take in has a number of meanings firstly it can mean to

  • absorb information so if you've been given some information that is difficult

  • to understand perhaps it's shocking in some way perhaps it makes you feel

  • emotional you might need some time to absorb it to take it in so if I have

  • given you some bad news and you're obviously upset then I might say I give

  • you some time to take it all in or I might say to you at the end of a

  • business meeting hmm that was a wonderful presentation but I need a few

  • days to take it in take in can also mean to accept somebody into your home to

  • stay for example if you were desperate for a place to stay you have nowhere to

  • go you have hungry cold I would say to you

  • hey don't suffer I'll take you in come into my home I'll feed you I'll give you

  • a place to stay for a few nights make yourself comfortable

  • on this very old couch therefore I have taken you in have you ever taken anyone

  • in taking is also what you do to your clothing

  • if it's too big so I might say I need to take this dress in it's too big for me

  • and it's literally where you take some clothing you fold it over

  • usually on a join and you stitch it to make it smaller and tighter you take it

  • in now that's only at the sides in fact if you are taking the legs of your

  • trousers up then we say take up I need to take them up finally take in can mean

  • to deceive or to fool someone so if someone phones me up and lies to me

  • and fools me pretends to be my bank manager and I give them all my personal

  • details and my bank details then you could say Anna was completely taken in

  • by the man on the phone I was deceived I was fooled have you ever been taken in

  • by someone trying to scam you I hope not number 5 take away take away now we

  • often use this phrase when referring to food that is prepared in a restaurant

  • and then taken home to eat so if I'm hungry and I cannot be bothered to cook

  • which doesn't happen often then our phone my local takeaway

  • restaurant and say hello I'd like to order a Thai green curry please and

  • they'd say fine we'd sort out the payments the delivery and it would be

  • delivered to my door or I would go and pick it up and that food would be called

  • a takeaway so you could say last night I had a

  • takeaway it was delicious when was the last time you had a

  • takeaway number 6 take over now to take over have you ever been accused of

  • taking over I certainly have especially as a child

  • to take over means to take control you yes I am a control freak and I often

  • take over so imagine I am running a company and I decide I want to take some

  • time off to look after my baby and you come in and say it Anna I will take over

  • your responsibilities I will run the business while you are away

  • therefore you are taking over my position you are taking over my company

  • you took over last week I hope it's going well

  • number seven take up take up now we came across this one earlier you would take

  • up your trousers if they are a little bit too long but take up also has many

  • other more common uses for example if you begin a new hobby

  • or a sport perhaps then you would be taking up a hobby or taking up a sport

  • so a few years ago I took up gymnastics I started gymnastics a few years before

  • that I took up playing squash so that was a new hobby

  • sport that I took on my mum when she hit 50 took up flower arranging have you

  • recently taken up a hobby we also use take up when we mean to accept an offer

  • so for example if you offer to take me out for a day out in your country and

  • show me the sights and show me the best places to eat then I might take you up

  • take you up on your offer then later I would say last year when I visited this

  • country I took my friend up on their offer to

  • show me around I took my friend up on their offer so

  • have you ever taken anyone up on their offer and finally take up can also mean

  • to fill a space so at the moment because I'm so large

  • and I get very uncomfortable when I sit on this couch with my partner he says

  • that I take up most of the room because I spread out

  • I take up most of the space I fill the space number eight take on to take on

  • means to accept responsibility or additional commitment usually we use

  • this when talking about work so if you work as a contractor and you have many

  • contracts then you could say I think I've taken on too many contracts or I

  • can't take on any more work I can't accept any more commitment or

  • responsibilities as a teacher at the moment I am not taking on any new

  • students because of course I have something else to deal with in the very

  • near future but after the baby is born I may be taking on new students number

  • nine take off take off is a phrasal verb we use when talking about planes or

  • rockets or anything that leaves the ground so it means to leave the ground

  • to fly so a bird takes off a plane takes off the rocket will launch or take off

  • you might also hear take off being used when talking about a company or a brand

  • if a brand takes off then it means it suddenly become very popular I could

  • even say my video or my course has taken off it's become very very popular very

  • quickly almost like a plane flying into the sky finally take off can be used to

  • mean leave suddenly so if I in the middle of a conversation

  • grab my bag and run off then you could say what's wrong with Alice she just

  • took off is she okay number ten take back to take something back is to

  • retrieve something that you had once given away so if I give you

  • a flower they here have a sunflower just for you

  • and then I decide actually I want the sunflower for myself and I might take

  • back the sunflower of course it would be very rude to take back a gift but you

  • know sometimes it happens take back can also be used when you've done something

  • or said something wrong or something you regret and you wish that you could

  • rewind and undo it but you can't so you say I wish I could take it back or I

  • take back everything I said it's just the way of expressing that you regret

  • what's happened or you regret what you've said so if I say something

  • completely unethical or completely out of character that offends lots of people

  • then I would say I sincerely apologize I take it all back I take back what I said

  • I didn't mean to offend anybody and a special little bonus number eleven take

  • apart ah yes to take apart similar to take down this phrasal verb

  • means to dismantle but more specifically it really means to pull something to

  • pieces so you take it apart for example if I am a mechanic and I want to build a

  • car then I might have to take apart another car so I dismantle it so I could

  • find all the bits and parts that I need to build the new car so I take apart

  • that old car that doesn't work and I build a new car exciting well guys I

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    蔡天羽 posted on 2018/08/29
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