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English German
VERB  to take | took | taken ... 
sb. took
jd. nahm
2 Words: Others
sb. took over [assumed]jd. übernahm
sb. took snuffjd. schnupfte
sb./sth. took frightjd./etw. scheute
sth. took placeetw. fand statt
sth. took place [happened]etw. geschah
3 Words: Others
because sb. took partweil jd. teilnahm
He took leave.Er verabschiedete sich.
jobs sb. took a jobjd. nahm einen Job an [ugs.]
sb. took a photojd. fotografierte
sb. took a showerjd. duschte
sb. took a soundingjd. sondierte
sb. took by surprisejd. überrumpelte
sb. took possession ofjd. bemächtigte sich
sb. took the helm [fig.]jd. übernahm das Ruder [fig.]
sb. took the moneyjd. kassierte
sb. took the responsibilityjd. verantwortete
She took it.Sie hat es genommen.
4 Words: Others
He took a bow.Er machte eine Verbeugung.
He took a powder.Er verschwand von der Bildfläche.
He took French leave. [idiom]Er hat blaugemacht. [ugs.] [Redewendung]
He took his chance.Er ließ es darauf ankommen.
He took no notice.Er bemerkte es nicht.
He took the gloves.Er machte Ernst.
He took the title.Er nahm den Titel an.
sb. took sb. for a ride [coll.] [deceived]jd. verschaukelte jdn. [ugs.]
That took some doing. [coll.]Das war eine schwere Geburt. [ugs.] [Redewendung]
We took our places.Wir nahmen unsere Plätze ein.
5+ Words: Others
as the whim took me {adv}ganz nach Lust und Laune [Redewendung] [Subjekt der Handlung: ich; in Bezug auf die Vergangenheit]
gastr. jobs He took a job as a waiter.Er nahm eine Stelle als Kellner an.
He took all the blame on himself.Er übernahm die ganze Verantwortung.
He took it up last winter.Er hat vergangenen Winter damit begonnen.
idiom He took it upon himself.Er übernahm es selbst.
automot. educ. He took lessons in driving.Er nahm Fahrstunden.
He took my hand in his.Er nahm meine Hand (in die seine).
He took off without saying goodbye to anyone.Er ist gegangen, ohne sich von irgendjemandem zu verabschieden.
He took revenge on him.Er hat sich an ihm gerächt.
He took the bull by the horns. [fig.]Er packte den Stier bei den Hörnern. [fig.]
He took to it immediately. [liked it]Es hat ihm sofort gefallen.
idiom I just took it as read that ... [Br.]Ich bin einfach davon ausgegangen, dass ...
I took my courage in both hands.Ich nahm all meinen Mut zusammen.
It took a bit of time.Es hat ein bisschen gedauert.
idiom It took a load off my mind.Mir fiel ein Stein vom Herzen.
It took a lot of arm-twisting to get him to agree. [coll.]Er ließ sich nicht so schnell breitschlagen. [ugs.]
Internet pol. President Trump took to Twitter to express his outrage.Präsident Trump äußerte seine Empörung via Twitter.
She took him down a peg or two. [idiom]Sie hat ihn runtergeputzt / fertiggemacht. [ugs.]
She took him to task.Sie nahm sich ihn vor. [zur Rechenschaft ziehen]
She took it the wrong way.Sie hat es in die falsche Kehle gekriegt. [ugs.] [Redewendung]
The bomb took off his legs.Die Bombe riss ihm die Beine ab.
The two of them took turns.Die beiden wechselten sich ab.
transp. They took the last bus.Sie nahmen den letzten Bus.
idiom They took to their heels.Sie nahmen Reißaus. [ugs.]
quote Two roads diverged in a wood, and I - / I took the one less traveled by, / And that has made all the difference. [Robert Frost]Im Wald zwei Wege boten sich mir dar, / und ich nahm den, der weniger betreten war. / Und dies änderte mein Leben.
Fiction (Literature and Film)
mus. F Jesus took the twelve under HimJesus nahm zu sich die Zwölfe [J. S. Bach, BWV 22]
film F The Last Prostitute (Who Took Pride in Her Work) [Lou Antonio]Eine Frau ohne Vergangenheit
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A 2022-10-19: I gulped, stärker: at first, it took my breath away
A 2020-03-02: maybe: "took from his ashtray" ?
A 2019-05-27: he took up residence
A 2019-05-18: he took a spa vacation at Locarno
A 2019-01-27: I stand corrected! I just took take a wild(life) guess.
Q 2018-12-18: before it took
Q 2018-10-16: took her to the sign of the exquisite
A 2018-09-29: I took 3 outvotes on delete votes while I slept
A 2018-07-23: maybe "took the wind out of their sails"
A 2017-10-10: 15:04 Whoever grew up in post-war austerity loved to muck about in the mos...
A 2017-09-04: he took her violently
A 2017-07-24: new orders took a deep / severe plunge / ... plunged severely
A 2016-12-11: PS: May I suggest that +uffie+ did not attribute the quote to TL (let alon...
A 2016-10-23: I took Abschied to mean that one of them was leaving, not that they were b...
Q 2016-08-28: Took credit for othjers' work?
A 2016-07-10: Alongside development of the novel, TM's arduous change of direction towar...
A 2016-07-09: Thomas Mann took the effort and turned to democracy
A 2016-07-02: ... took into consideration specific circumstances inside the company
Q 2016-04-09: took in her face
A 2016-03-01: I took the mill translation for granted :-)

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