Phrasal Verbs With Take

Here is a list of phrasal verbs with the word keep. Definition and examples are also given.

Phrasal verbs with take

Take a seat (= sit down)

  • Please take a seat. / Please take your seat.

Take power / office

  • The new manager will take office in March.

Take cover (= hide)

  • They’re shooting at us! Quick, take cover!

Take a risk

  • If you can’t take risks you can’t be a successful entrepreneur.

Take the credit

  • I did all the work, but Peter took all the credit.

Take responsibility

  • He took full responsibility for the failure of the project.

Take offence

  • Please don’t take offence at my remarks.

Take interest / take an interest

  • I have never taken much interest in gardening.

Can take something or leave it (to not care whether you have, see or do something)

  • I like ice cream, but I can take it or leave it. (I don’t really care whether I have ice cream or not.)

Take it from me

An expression used for emphasizing that what you are saying is true and people should believe it

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