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take a stab at to try or attempt.
take back to retrieve something given to another person. [2 definitions]
take care of to look after, watch over, or protect. [2 definitions]
take cover to seek protection or a hiding place.
take (someone) down a peg to make humbler.
take effect to start operating; start to work.
take into account to consider.
taken the past participle of "take."
take note of to observe carefully so as to remember.
take off to remove from a surface. [2 definitions]
take one's breath away to fill suddenly with great surprise; startle.
takeout having to do with food that is eaten some place other than where it was made. [2 definitions]
take part to participate; involve oneself (usu. fol. by "in").
take place to happen.
take root to send out new roots; begin to grow or become fixed in the ground. [2 definitions]
take shape to come to have a more complete form.
take someone's part to support someone; to be on someone's side.
take the bull by the horns to handle a difficult problem in a direct manner, even if one is afraid.
take to task to reprimand; rebuke; censure.
take turns to operate in a fair way that lets two or more people share in an activity intended for one person only. One person has a turn, then the next person has a turn, and so on.
take up to fill or use (space or time), often in a way that is considered wasteful.