||Resemble in appearance or character
||Jamie really takes after his dad.
||Dismantle or separate the components
||The technician has to take the machineapart in order to repair it.
||Buy food at a restaurant and carry it elsewhere to eat it.
||Two beef curries to take away please.
||Cause something to disappear
||The doctor gave me tablets to take awaythe pain.
||Agree to receive back/ be returned.
||We will take back goods only if you can produce the receipt.
||Retract or withdraw something said
||I take back what I said about cheating.
|take care of
||I’ll take care of your plants while you’re away.
||Leave the ground
||The plane took off at 7 o’clock.
||Allow to stay in one’s home
||She’s always taking in stray cats and dogs!
||Note with your eyes and register.
||She took in every detail of her rival’s outfit.
||Understand what one sees, hears or reads / realize what is happening.
||The man immediately took in the scene and called the police.
||Hire or engage staff
||Business is good so the company is taking on extra staff.
||Remove / extract
||She took out a pen to note the address.
||Invite someone to dinner, the theatre, cinema, etc.
||He took her out for a meal on her birthday.
||Reprimand / criticize severely
||The teacher told her off for not doing her homework.
||Carry out an experiment
||The theory hasn’t been tested out yet.
||I’ll have to think over the proposal before I decide.
||Discard as useless or unwanted.
||You can throw away that book – it’s a load of rubbish!
||Vomit / be sick
||I nearly threw up when I saw the injured passengers.
||The children tired out their grandmother.
||Land on the runway
||The plane touched down exactly on time.
||Think about, without serious intent
||I’ve been toying with the idea of starting to walk to work.
||Find by searching
||The police finally tracked down the main suspect.
||Give as part payment for a new article.
||I traded in my car for a new model.
||Put on or wear something to see if it suits
|I’m not sure about the size. Can I try it on?
||Refuse entrance to someone
||Hundreds of fans were turned away from the football stadium.
||1)Lower the volume.
|1)Please turn down the music; it’s too loud.
2) I couldn’t turn down an offer like that!
||Stop by turning a switch, tap or knob.
||Turn off the lights please before you leave.
||1) Arrive, apppear
2) Raise the volume
|1) She turned up an hour late.
2) Could you turn up the radio please?