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take /teɪk/
  • to grab and move to oneself
  • to get into one's possession
  • to ingest medicine
  • to have sex with
  • to choose
nehmen
take /teɪk/
  • to grab with the hands
nehmen
greifen
take /teɪk/
  • to accept
annehmen
take /teɪk/
  • to carry
nehmen
tragen
take /teɪk/
  • to gain a position by force
einnehmen
nehmen
take /teɪk/
  • to endure
  • to support or carry without failing or breaking
aushalten
take /teɪk/
  • to last or expend [an amount of time]
dauern
in Anspruch nehmen
take off
  • to remove
ausziehen
loslösen
take off
  • to begin flight
starten
take care
  • be cautious, careful
aufpassen
achtgeben
take care
  • to be in charge of something
sorgen
kümmern
take on
  • To begin to have or exhibit
annehmen
take on
  • To assume responsibility for
annehmen
auf sich nehmen
übernehmen
take on
  • To acquire, bring in, or introduce
einbringen
take on
  • To attempt to fight or compete
antreten
aufnehmen
take part
  • participate or join
teilnehmen
take part
  • share or partake
teilhaben
take revenge
  • to avenge; to get back at
rächen
take over
  • to adopt a further responsibility
  • to assume control
übernehmen
take place
  • to happen
stattfinden
take it easy
  • relax
entspannen
take it easy
  • farewell
mach's gut
take it easy
  • relax (imperative)
nimm's leicht
nur keine Hektik
take out
  • to remove
herausnehmen
take out
  • slang: to kill or destroy
kaltmachen
take offense
  • feel and possibly show resentment
beleidigt
fühlen
gekränkt
take effect
  • to become active; to become effective
wirken
take aback
  • to surprise or shock
überraschen
take away
  • to remove something, either material or abstract, so that a person no longer has it
wegnehmen
take care
  • good-bye
mach's gut
pass auf dich auf
take a bow
  • to accept applause at the end of a performance
akzeptieren
take in
  • deceive; hoodwink
einwickeln
take a powder
  • to run away
sich aus dem Staub machen
take a stand
  • assert a position
Farbe bekennen
Stellung beziehen
take the cake
  • to be especially bad
  • to be especially good
den Vogel abschießen
take back
  • to return something to a vendor for a refund
mitnehmen
take back
  • cause to remember some past event or time
widerrufen
take back
  • to regain possession of something
Vorwurf
take back
  • retract an earlier statement
entlocken
take hostage
  • take custody or possession of a person as security for performance against a treaty, a pledge, or a demand, especially now an extra-legal demand
entführen
take up einnehmen
take turns
  • do the same thing one after another
abwechseln
take flight aussteigen
take notice beachten
take a hike hutschen
take a risk hasardieren
take out on auslassen
take a walk spazieren gehen
turn taking der Sprecherwechsel (Pl.: die Sprecherwechsel) {m}
take back zurückführen
take-away der Imbiss (Pl.: die Imbisse) {m}
take with mitnehmen
piss take die Verarschung (Pl.: die Verarschungen) {f}
take leave empfehlen
take a nap sich aufs Ohr legen
take pains fretten
take a dirt nap sterben
take for a ride einseifen
take your leave empfehlen
take someone on anlegen
take a seat
  • sit down
setzen
take up
  • to begin doing (an activity) on a regular basis
angehen
take-off Start {m}
take lightly auf die leichte Schulter nehmen
take a sauna saunieren
take a photo abfotografieren
take a breath holen
take the veil den Schleier nehmen
take a shower duschen
take care of
  • look after
sich kümmern um
pflegen
take care of
  • deal with
sich kümmern um
take sick
  • become ill
erkranken
take heart sich ein Herz nehmen
take root
  • to become established, to take hold
Wurzeln schlagen
take down
  • lower an item of clothing without removing it
herunterlassen
take a look
  • to examine or observe
angucken
einen Blick werfen
take after
  • to resemble in appearance or habit
nachgeraten
take-home pay
  • net earnings of a wage earner
Nettogehalt
take time
  • to require a long period of time
Zeit brauchen
take shape
  • take a definite form
Gestalt annehmen
sich formen
take by storm /ˌteɪk baɪ ˈstɔːm/, /ˌteɪk baɪ ˈstɔːɹm/
  • To capture by means of a sudden, overwhelming attack
  • To rapidly gain popularity in a place
im Sturm erobern
take a break
  • to have a short rest period in one's work
eine Pause machen
take sides
  • to join in a confrontation
Partei ergreifen
auf eine Seite schlagen
take the bait
  • to nibble at bait on a hook
den Köder schnappen
take to flight aussteigen
take vengeance anstreichen
take a bearing peilen
hostage-taking die Geiselnahme (Pl.: die Geiselnahmen) {f}
taking hostage die Geiselnahme (Pl.: die Geiselnahmen) {f}
take steps
  • to initiate a course of action
Maßnahmen anordnen
take seriously
  • take seriously
ernst nehmen
take a flyer
  • to make a risky choice
Chance wahrnehmen
take-home
  • examination or assignment to be completed outside the classroom
Hausafgabe
take aim
  • position oneself and/or one's weapon
transformieren
take wing
  • to begin flying
Flug
take a dip schwimmen
take a hike Stich
take notice
  • to notice
bemerken
take a chance
  • to risk
riskieren
take advantage
  • profit from a situation
profitieren
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