How to use Take in a sentence
I can take care of myself.
We'll take care of them together.
My parents at once determined to take me to Baltimore to see if anything could be done for my eyes.
And take care of yourself, too.
Very likely he has stopped to take care of them.Advertisement
I'll take care of the others if you want to watch the kids.
He would take care of their needs.
Take him along just in case.
Sit down, and take your pen.
They even agreed to take care of the animals while Alex and Carmen took their first vacation.Advertisement
There was a ship just ready to sail for Corinth, and the captain agreed to take him as a passenger.
It should know what the food on my fork weighs, run a chemical analysis of every bite I take, and log it in my Digital Echo file for my future reference.
When you travel, you can take your work with you.
If, then, we would indeed restore mankind by truly Indian, botanic, magnetic, or natural means, let us first be as simple and well as Nature ourselves, dispel the clouds which hang over our own brows, and take up a little life into our pores.
I take my responsibility to you and our children seriously.Advertisement
If only she could take Destiny's pain and fear.
Why do you not take my offer?
So let's take a moment and conduct a three-step evaluation.
Men say that a stitch in time saves nine, and so they take a thousand stitches today to save nine tomorrow.
On the way back to the house, Alex offered to take them to the gulf for a family outing.Advertisement
It didn't take long for him to get home, and when he came in from the garage, he went directly to his gun cabinet and took out a rifle.
Have you come to take me to Hugson's Ranch?
He sends soldiers among us to take away our liberty.
I'll just have to take naps while she's asleep.
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I will take care of Alex.
Not like I wanted to take him away from the man who had been a Dad to him.
My father was obliged to get a ladder and take Miss Sullivan out through the window--much to my delight.
Do you take me for a weasel?
He would not take it.Advertisement
It would just take several hours as opposed to a few minutes.
People who take time out of their schedule to do something that helps just one person.
But take it a step further.
Pause here to take a breath.
Miss Sullivan taught me to take all the care of my new pet.Advertisement
She said he wouldn't let her take him with her.
Take me back, and I will give you no more trouble.
All the other men will take off their hats, but the king will keep his on.
I take all my other friends to see this king-tree.
When I go to France I will take French.Advertisement
Little sister and I would take you out into the garden, and pick the delicious raspberries and a few strawberries for you.
Still, I will take Boris and go to see him at once, and I shall speak to him straight out.
And he's going to take you to his room after the dance.
You'd better get some rest... and take care of yourself.
Sometimes he would take care of the whole flock while the shepherd was resting or eating his dinner.Advertisement
Then he tied a rope around his waist and said to his friends, Take hold of the other end, boys.
He agreed to take the boy with him and teach him how to be a good sailor.
Bondone was surprised when Cimabue offered to take his little boy to Florence and teach him to be a great painter.
They thought that pictures might take one's mind away from things that were better or more useful.
Within less than two minutes, Billy saw Mary Green whispering, and she had to take his place.Advertisement
To do this, he had to take them to a large city where there was a slave market.
One was a fine gardener; another could take care of horses; a third was a good cook; a fourth could manage a household.
You may send the gold pieces to your mother with my compliments; and tell her that the king will take care of both her and you.
If you take something worth a dollar, spend an hour working on it, and your employer sells it for three dollars, no way in the world can you ever make more than two dollars an hour.
She sat in my mother's lap constantly, where I used to sit, and seemed to take up all her care and time.
I hope you will come to Alabama to visit me and I will take you to ride in my little cart and I think you will like to see me on my dear little pony's back.
If the sun shines brightly I will take you to see Leila and Eva and Bessie.
Will you please come to see me soon and take me to the theater?
But I was afraid she would take cold, and I insisted that she must go to bed.
When she was twelve years old, she was asked what book she would take on a long railroad journey.
Take your time, and set about some free labor.
Countess Mary sat down doing woolwork; Natasha did not take her eyes off her husband.
It is nice to have so many people to take care of your children, yes?
I've spoken to the school and you can take the bus from there.
Would god take Destiny from them - a trade for the twins?
He said Destiny's fever had broken and if she continued to improve, they would take the tent off her bed in a few days.
You take care of yourself and come visit us sometime.
I need someone to take care of Tammy and help Mom with the house and garden.
If you need time to take care of things, I can come back and get you.
Sarah and Tammy were putting up groceries when Lisa announced she was going to take a walk.
Of course, she could take his.
In fact, why don't you take her to the doctor?
By the next day she was ready to resume her normal activities, but Sarah insisted it was Saturday and she should take some time to enjoy herself.
I can hardly wait to take a bath.
If life had taught her anything it was that she could take care of herself.
I have something I need to take care of.
Tom, could you get this young lady's luggage and take her to the restaurant?
He could put her in the buggy and he could forcefully take her to the ranch, but he couldn't make her look at her father or talk to him.
Yes, to take them away.
I can't promise you we'll never fight, or that I'll never take a drink.
While it would take time for precise confirmation, we all knew the burned out vehicle contained the bodies of Howie Abbott and John Luke Grasso.
It would take a sledge hammer or more to break down this portal.
I'm waiting for Jenn to confirm, and we'll schedule to take it out tomorrow morning, Toni said.
Sean was supposed to serve her dessert laced with a sedative, so they could drug her and take her back to the station for questioning.
The butler opened it when she approached, and a maid stood waiting to take her coat.
The Black God wasn't able to take his eyes off her.
Don't take me to your father.
If he could shake his fever and take care of himself, he'd be okay alone.
It was one thing to offer her body, but her heart, her soul … he would take all of her, consume her completely, irrevocably.
How long would it take Gabriel to find her and rescue her?
He'd chosen to stay with her that long, and she'd broken Immortal laws to take her place as his mate.
He was in love with a ghost and unwilling to take a chance on you.
She covered her eyes when she saw him take his demon form.
By the time he had attached a handle to this sword he was having much trouble to breathe, as the charm of the Sorcerer was beginning to take effect.
This appeared so unexpectedly that they were unprepared to take advantage of it at first, and allowed the rocky wall to swing around again before they had decided to pass over.
My father works in the field, and I take care of the sheep.
For in that country, people never wear shoes in the house, but take them off at the door.
He did not know whether he should take the right-hand fork or the left-hand.
If you take low-worth items or raw materials and apply labor to them to make something that has value, you have created wealth.
On the other hand, if you take the forty richest countries, each person earns on average around $33,000.
The farmers had to learn what it meant to be paid by the hour and to take instructions from supervisors; how to do a task and then the next day, learn a completely new task and do it instead.
I take no side other than to be against hunger.
I am certain this idea is going to take some time to get used to.
It also seemed perfectly reasonable to take the 1962 Nash Metropolitan for a spin around the block, even though it didn't have brakes either.
It can take growth for granted and thus overtax.
I think the technological leap beyond the next one will take us to the stars.
It is most perplexing and exasperating that just at the moment when you need your memory and a nice sense of discrimination, these faculties take to themselves wings and fly away.
One of them is the precious science of patience, which teaches us that we should take our education as we would take a walk in the country, leisurely, our minds hospitably open to impressions of every sort.
I was permitted to spend a part of each day in the Institution library, and to wander from bookcase to bookcase, and take down whatever book my fingers lighted upon.
Nothing gives me greater pleasure than to take my friends out rowing when they visit me.
Mother will buy me lovely new aprons and dress to take to Boston.
When Capt. Baker gets well he will take me in his big ship to Africa.
I hope Fauntleroy take me to see a very kind queen.
It is getting warm here now, so father is going to take us to the Quarry on the 20th of August.
They will take me to see the Queen.
By and by we shall take a little walk in the Public Gardens.
The visitor, compelled to look on at this family scene, thought it necessary to take some part in it.
She opened her eyes, afraid to move or even take a breath.
Yeah, you could get to it, but it would take a while, and you'd be subjecting yourself to thorns, ticks, snakes and about ten miles of the roughest country you can imagine.
I'll take her over in the morning to get her stuff out of the car.
Why don't you go take a nice warm shower?
Maybe Sarah or Giddon would take her to the little country store where the dirt road joined the highway.
I'll take care of this.
I said I'd take you and I'm a man of my word.
Maybe he wouldn't bite, but he'd certainly take advantage of her.
Why don't you go take a warm shower and I'll have a hot meal ready by the time you're done.
Now, go take your shower before you catch your death of cold.
Take care of yourself, and if you have any problems, call me.
If he doesn't have a job, why doesn't he take care of his daughter?
He lifted the cup to take a sip and his eyes met hers accusatively.
Why don't you protect those fantastic legs with some jeans and I'll take you to explore the woods.
I'll take you for a ride through more country in a day than you could hope to walk in a week.
Come on, I'll show you something that will take your breath away.
I'll take care of those details.
Len is going to take care of the details for me.
She glanced around the room again and did a double take when she saw the man in a dark brown suit.
Let's go take a look.
Going through the bills on the counter where Connie had promised to leave them, she decided to take them with her.
It was several more minutes before she was able to take deep breaths – even longer before she was able to utter more than a strangled sound.
When will you be able to take me to get my car?
He's going to take me to where we left my car last night.
Sleuthing mostly, but it didn't take me long to realize that most people give a lot away if you listen and observe profoundly.
Anyway, if it's company you want, why not take Julia or Rachel?
I'm going to take you for a ride up there and show you some land.
And how was she supposed to take that?
Unless you have someone you'd rather take?
I'll take their stupid pills, but I'm going to eat what I like.
I want to take you out to the north pasture before we leave today.
Why don't I take you out to get something to eat?
You take time to think about a date, but I want to take you out tomorrow to look at engagement rings.
Would it be such an imposition to take just one day off to go see my parents?
You mean he thinks that he has to take care of his mother, now that his father is gone?
He went back to the ranch that night, saying that he had cattle to take care of.
Timing was with her and she was able to take all the state exams shortly after graduating.
She'd be willing to take a job someplace else.
Do you drink or take drugs?
I hope you decide to take the job.
And personally, I hope you decide to take that back.
I'll take both into consideration.
I talked to the school and they let me take the finals, since I was so close to completing school.
If it's that important to you, I'll find some one to take care of the ranch.
Let's just say I learned the hard way that I can take care of myself.
Thanks, but I can take care of myself.
It didn't take long to fill a few plates with pancakes.
I take it you don't want to fix those snakes.
I ain't seen her take the whip to you once.
I was hoping to find someone to take back with me.
He was trying to take the whip from me.
I told you sooner or later somebody would take that whip away from you.
We could get married in Ashley and take the stage back.
Well, if you change your mind, I'd be willing to take the risk.
We could take two wagons, but that would mean we'd have to travel slow, and there wouldn't be any animals for riding except Bordeaux's horse.
If you take them with you, it might give you cover if the Indians attack again.
It would take all night to bury that much stuff.
That was probably why Bordeaux had instructed each of them to take a separate direction.
Let's take a look.
Pete will assume I can take care of you.
Pete would expect Bordeaux to take care of her.
Let's take a rest.
Take a few swallows of water and rest your legs for a minute.
She plodded on, willing herself to take each step, not thinking of the miles to go, but merely getting through one more painful step.
Somehow she managed to take a few steps, and then a few more - fury driving her on.
If the Indians were renegades, surely they wouldn't want to take the time to track only two people - not with the cavalry on their trail.
We can take care of the bath right here.
But if you'd rather take them off, go ahead.
It wouldn't take long to dry in this heat.
So don't take it out on them.
Pete allowed as how Bordeaux would take care of you.
Bordeaux might not want to take them into their home.
It wasn't that I didn't want to be associated with you, I just wasn't mature enough to take on the responsibility.
I have to take care of some... business and then I'll meet you there.
Was she the business he had to take care of?
When I was taking care of Dad there wasn't time to take classes and he died owing a lot of money, so I had to sell the house.
It's an heirloom of sorts; a big old house - too much for me to take care of and work the ranch as well.
If you decide to take the job, have your things ready then.
If I were, I wouldn't take the job.
Did you call me to get my opinion or to tell me you're going to take the job?
Everything considered, it was easier to make the decision to take the job than to placate Mary.
Well, show me where you're things are and I'll take them out to my truck while I wait.
I'm going to take a warm shower.
I take it you don't like cats.
I take it you do.
The work was rewarding, though, as the house began to take on a homey atmosphere.
Cade had put on enough weight to take the hollows out of his cheeks, making him look a good ten years younger.
Make me a list of the things we would need and I'll take you into town.
I know you'll take care of it.
Let's go by and take a look at your truck while we're in town.
Go ahead and take a seat while I set another place.
I couldn't care less what Claudette thinks, but let me take the question out of your mind.
It was in her mind to tell Claudette to take a long walk off a short pier, but a cool voice interrupted them at that moment.
Pulling back the covers on her bed, she slipped between the cool sheets and let exhaustion take its course.
I'll take that back down on my way.
You don't have to feel obligated to take me everywhere you go.
I pay you to take care of the house while I'm out working.
What would it take to make you happy, Cindy?
I hope you find someone to take my place soon.
I knew you would take the responsibility, even if you didn't want the baby.
Then I started worrying about how I was going to take care of the baby and how much it would miss because I didn't have the money to...
He turned to Cynthia, awkwardly shifting him around so she could take him.
It doesn't take long.
If you don't think I've seen scars, I'll take you down to hospital ER on any Saturday night.
I'll take the laboratory.
Our search didn't take long.
It's going to take an open mind on everyone's part, believe me.
Too bad you couldn't pick where your dream would take you.
It should be Howie's choice if he wants to take this matter forward.
For a start we could have him take a nap up there while we fix lunch.
In any event, I won't wait so long before I take another.
You can take notes, just in case we forget something.
You should let him take a decent nap in our room and drop this silly business.
You should take notes in case we forget some detail.
Betsy kept prompting Martha to take notes.
The Red Sox were in town to take on the Yankees, a revered experience for us died hard fans.
I could hear her take a deep breath.
Is Howie going to take this business further?
Isn't seeking medical or scientific help a prudent course to take?
Betsy would be home from her road trip and together we'd take on Quinn.
As any dream sessions needed to take place in Massachusetts where Quinn's test items were now located, we decided Martha was best suited as coordinator of the event.
I've been unfair asking everyone to take it on faith.
This is what I'll do; I'll let you take me where I don't want to go.
We decided to take the evening off and have a nice meal in Boston.
If I take on this job, my word is law.
I guess not but please take down all these details.
We considered letting nature take its course but we felt guilty in prolonging the family's agony.
But I take direction from upstairs.
Frankly, if you can convince him, it will take a lot of heat off me.
Discuss it with the others but don't take too much time.
I asked, more to take his mind off mayhem than to elicit information.
The world's our atlas if we have the guts to flip a coin and take a chance.
Martha had continued to take copious notes on each and every case.
Most of the bodies haven't been recovered but he likes to take his victims while they're sleeping.
We considered the session might take much longer than usual.
I'll see if I can check it out but it might take a while.
They're beginning to take this business seriously, but what about this Rupert Youngblood character?
Maybe now Youngblood would stay out of the news and Howie would back off insisting we take action to stop him.
Let him know I'll take good care of his phone.
Maybe you should take up a hobby!
After the birth we were set to take yet another day off as both Quinn and Martha were unavailable.
Howie remained obsessed that he'd failed to nail the culprit and when he heard of this later case, he begged Quinn to take enough time away from his wife and new daughter for a single session.
So what is your take on the murder?
I take classes when I can afford it but I'm busy, with other stuff.
What do you propose to do about it; make him take a vow of celibacy?
Let's hope not because he'll try to take advantage of that and do his deeds where you can't pin-point the abduction exactly.
They take high priority.
He stood there, trying to take deep breaths, knowing he'd lost his cool.
Consider I've been duly warned and, yes, I will take precautions.
I prayed she'd take my warning seriously and maybe give us some helpful press in the bargin.
To take on this bastion takes balls, to use a crude term, unless there was a highly valuable prize as a reward.
We dared not to take a deep breath for fear of waking him.
So far, all their snooping is fact finding but if they want your talents, they don't take no for an answer.
What do we all do, take those fake papers and run off someplace and start over, or go into hiding?
Would you please take Bumpus for a walk before we go?
We'll take the front bedroom.
And you both ought to take the pledge.
They didn't even take anything, from what she heard.
She can take Martha's place, trying to calm Howie down enough so he can nod off but keep beating on her the importance of keeping her mouth shut.
If we found they were destroyed, it would take a big weight off our minds.
Sorry I couldn't take your money.
Howie will devastated but he'll probably take Julie's side and forgive her.
It's gonna take some time.
Are you ready to come out in the sunshine; or at least take a peek?
I'll take the plunge and go off grid, I can do that stuff.
If she wants to go, I could take care of Claire.
Take it easy, they'll get to you out of here.
His cousin is flying out there tomorrow... today, and she's to take it out to him.
Now I won't even see Claire take her first step.
But he didn't take it with him.
Either way why don't you take a drive down here to headquarters in the next hour or maybe I should send a car up there for you.
I just ask one thing; will you take my word for one item and if you stop this vehicle you'll have more reward than you'll know what to do with.
Even though it will upset the child, I shant take the time to tarry long with the woman.
I couldn't imagine you'd take that long for a dog walk.
Take it easy, Howie...
I can't picture him fighting or picking on anyone, but if I closely consider the signs, I can see his tendency to take advantage of others, if only in a self-serving way.
Maybe that tidbit will take his mind off this obsession with his past.
I'll take Julie and Molly shopping.
I drove over to Greenbriar Road 'cause I figured I'd take a peek before I informed the Washington crowd of suits I had access to the place.
I am a patient person by nature and fully expected to later take them one or two at a time.
I needed to take Howie back to the shopping mall to follow Grasso!
With a resigned sigh, he agreed to attempt this journey I was begging him to take.
I'll take care of her and the baby.
Take care of Sofi, Dusty ordered.
You got someone free to take a look?
I'll take a couple of the meetings, and I tasked Jenn to start forwarding intelligence reports to me as well.
Dusty knew the memory of killing in order to be initiated wasn't something even Bianca could take away from him.
Talon's men turn them into killers who take the lives of the innocent.
Your brother had to take at least one life to become one of them.
She and Dusty take care of me.
I'm not allowed to take you anywhere.
Her warmth and openness disarmed him enough to take the edge off his anger.
She looked unsettled at the idea of leaving her lab and looked around, as if trying to figure out what to take.
Can't you just take what you need? he demanded.
She gave him a puzzled smile and reached out to take the phone he held out.
He wasn't used to failure, and he didn't know how to take it.
I don't intend to take any prisoners.
He knows I won't take the building down with all the humans.
Once Dusty died, someone had to take care of the girls.
I take a risk every time I go out.
Ready to take your place?
If that was all she got, she'd take it.
But it'll take awhile.
Treat them with respect and take care of them.
I'll take care of it.
I'll take care of everything else, I promise.
It'll take you outside to the west lawn.
You will take care of my sister.
We didn't take this decision lightly!
And I don't want to take the beating I know is coming to me.
I don't take orders from your kind.
It'll take a while for you to adjust and for them to adjust to someone new.
If I fought off a guardsman as a human, I can take on an Other with my powers back.
Unable to take her eyes from him, she approached slowly.
Death is a part of the risk we take.
Take me to her.
She tested it as she walked to see how much effort it would take to control.
Now, take theirs and do the same.
Did you take down the door to my room this time?
Do you feel well enough to take a walk?
She ignored the hunk, hoping he'd take the hint.
Don't take any chances with this one.
To humans, it would look like the natural give and take of a long battle.
Sofia's heart fluttered as she tried to take in the world of blinding lights and blurry colors.
It didn't take much for her to imagine what the body beneath the tight shirt was like.
Her turquoise eyes had been so lost and confused, he couldn't help but take pity on her.
Darkness lingered at the edges of her mind but refused to take her.
I'll take care of her.
Though she couldn't see her own fate, she began to suspect which direction it'd take her in.
It would take Sofia awhile before she came to his bed of her own accord.
There was a time when he didn't care who he slept with, when he was hard at the sight of any woman who would take him to bed.
Sofia forced herself to walk over and take it.