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    Take and use


    The word take can be used as a verb or as a noun in a sentence. Take has a lot of meanings.

    Take is used instead of many verbs particularly in speaking and informal writing. Take is an irregular verb.The present simple form is take (infinitive), the past simple form is took, the past participle form is taken and the present participle form is taking. Take can be used as a phrasal verb with a few prepositions. In this case, the meaning of the phrasal verb depends on the preposition. Below, some different meanings of take are shown.

    Cause someone/something to move. Perform an action.

    Need something. Accept something.

    Win prize/election. Reach out and get something.

    Study a particular subject. Remove something.

    Get a picture/measure. Get something from an opponent.

    Use type of transport. About use of the equipment.

    Use food/drink. Wear a particular size.

    Use product regularly. Use something in a discussion.

    Think of in a particular way. Do or have something.

    Have a feeling/opinion. Be successful.

    Be responsible for class.


    Exercise:  Please use the correct form of TAKE  based on the sentence tense.



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    1. The journey will (take) you through some beautiful scenery in Canada.

    2. It (take) talent and dedication to become a top musician.

    3. Do you have some characteristic of what it (take) to be a top student?

    4. The bank will (take) us to court if we don't pay our loan soon.

    5. What time did you (take) Emily to school yesterday?

    6. Your crazy mind is going to (take) a bit of explaining.

    7. May I (take) a picture of the two of you near the Eiffel Tower?

    8. I (take) the baby bear gently in my hands because it was in danger.

    9. Are you (take) algebra this year in the Toronto University?

    10. I (have/take) my driving test three times before I passed.

    11. No more than two tablets should be (take) in 12 hours.

    12. We (take) my mother for a drive in the country last summer.

    13. His strong attitude (have/take) him to the top of his profession.

    14. Nike, that's my last price, (take) it or leave it.

    15. The government must (take) an action to stop trade with South Africa.

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