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When the chief surgeon suddenly announced he was going to leave, we were all taken aback
I take after my mother. She was small with blond hair and had a terrible memory too.
This cabinet's locked and the key is missing. Who's taken it away?
Take those plates back to Mrs. White; I borrowed them yesterday.
I admit I was wrong. I take back everything I said.
The policeman took down my statement about the accident.
What do you take me for, a fool?
He was very plausible. I was completely taken in by his lies.
Her dress was too wide in the waist so she took it in.
The nurse wasn't listening very attentively and suddenly realized she hadn't taken in what the doctor said.
Take off your coat and make yourself comfortable.
The plane took off at ten o'clock
leave the ground
He became very depressed as he had taken on more than he could manage
undertake (work, responsiblility)
If you want the hospital finished next month, you will have to take on some more builders.
I've got terrible toothache, I'll have to go to the dentist and have my tooth taken out.
He takes a different girl out every night
When his father died, he took over the family business.
assume control of
She seemed a very nice woman. I took to her at once. He was very self-indulgent and took to drink.
like (sometimes too much)
The medical student decided to take up surgery.
begin (a hobby, a profession)
This skirt is too long. I must take it up
Most of a doctor's time is taken up talking to patients.
I'm going to take the matter up with the surgeon- I'm not satisfied.