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take, v.

lay hold of with the hands or with an instrument, () M ; capture, seize, ; grasp, H ; avail oneself of, F ; use without permission, FJP ; steal, F ; carry, ; accompany, ; ; eat or drink, () ; ; have, ; get for oneself, ; give, ; get, ; allow, O ; accept, receive, ; ; subscribe to, ; make a record of, F ; require, ; suppose, A ; infer, ; consider to be, , ; conclude, bQ ; find out, H ; treat, M ; accept responsibility for, ; conduct, ; have the required effect, MH J ; follow, H ; have as an example, ; understand, K ; adopt, ; perform, ; catch, H ; go, ; choose, ; take away (from) remove, c ; win, P ; n. amount of something taken, ; act of taking, ; acceptance, ; amount caught, H ; (film industry) a scene that has been or is to be photographed, (H NL) FH; FHK C ; quantity captured at one time, J H ; a piece of work given to a compositor, HK F ; collection at a theatre (, CQ) J ; taker, n. one who takes, ; one who takes a bet, ; one who catches, H ; taking, a. attractive, YKA ; infectious, PA ; act of one who takes, ; takings, n. pl. money taken in business, MF ; M ; receipts, ; take account of,

A; F ; F ;

take advantage of, avail the advantage, take after, resemble, take aim,

F ;

P ; F ;

take back, withdraw, take by storm,

J H ; KJ ; be careful, MNJ ; ;

take care, be cautious,

take care of, be in charge of, take down, write down,

F ; ;

take effect, begin to bring about, take exception to, object to, take for,

KM; F ;

; take for granted, assume as a fact, ;

take from, lessen, take hold of, seize,

E ; diminish, ; weaken, i ; ; permit to enter, F ;

take in, receive, ; admit, ; reduce the size, CP ; comprise, ; understand, K ; digest mentally, F A ; listen to with excitement, ; deceive, ; take in hand, undertake,

; control, ; ; consider, F ; HK ;

take into, pay proper attention to,

take into one's confidence, confide in him, take into ones head, take it easy,

F ;

O ; ;

take it from me, believe what, say as true, take leave of,

M ; Q ;

take notice of, attend, take off, depart,

; remove, ; (of aircraft) leave the ground and go up into air, M J GFL ME ; subtract, as a discount, NM ;

take on, undertake, ; charge oneself with, ; accept as an opponent, FK ; employ, ; undertake, ; assume, ; (colloq.) be become agitated, (..) ; take one's fancy, attract,

C ; O ; remove or withdraw, O ; O F ; ;

take out, cause to come out, ; obtain, ; begin afresh,

take over, assume control of, G ; accept responsibility, ; carry from one place to another, KFL take pains (trouble), make considerable effort, take part, participate, take place, happen, take things to heart,

bM C ;

; G ; E ; P ; ; conceive a liking for,

take to, get into a habit, ; take refuge in, M ; devote or apply oneself to, ;

take to flight, run away,

M ; ;

take to task, subject to punishment,

take up, lift up, raise, , H ; absorb, ; P ; dissolve, ; pursue further, e ; give one's attention to, ; engage in, ; begin to support, K ; interest oneself in, ; associate (with), ; advance money, ; arrest, ; secure, ; make fast, K ; interrupt and correct (a speaker), A F ; take upon, undertake effort with courage,

E C ; ;

take upon oneself, undertake responsibility, take wind, spread as gossip,

F ; ; ; consort with, ;

take up with, become friendly or intimate with, taken for a ride, deceived,


v . fetch,

; cause to come, M ; carry with one, ; ; ;

bring about, cause to happen, bring back, call to mind, bring down, cause to fall, bring forth, produce,

GM ; i ; cause to be down, ; lower (price), (MJ) ;

; MM ; give birth to, , HH ; , H

bring forward, carry sum of page's figures to next page, ; bring home,

; F F ; ; yield, O ; produce, MM ; ; carry to success, P ; N ; cause discussion of, N ; cause to develop or advance, O ; publish, OJ ;

bring in, introduce, bring off, rescue, bring on, lead to, ;

bring out, express clearly, bring over,

; ; restore to consciousness, ; ;

bring round, win over, bring through, save,

bring to, cause to stop, bring under, subdue,

G ; ; W ; e F ;

bring up, rear, E ; educate, JM ; call attention to again, sue in court, ; anchor, ; continue, ; bring up the rear, gain,

C .

v. obtain, ; obtain as profit, ; win, P ; earn, ; reach, ; increase, ; get by effort, C ; improve in health, ; (of watch or clock) run fast, J ; n. profit, ; increase, ; advantage, ; improvement, HMF ; gainful, a. profitable, ; lucrative, F IF ; gainfully, adv. profitably, ; gainfulness, n. gainly, n. beautiful, , AQ ; gainer, n. gainings, n. pl. profits, ; gains, n . pl . earnings, ; gain ground, advance, ; gain on, gain upon, get closer to, A ; gain the upperhand, be victorious, P ; gain time, c . a. replete, ; complete, G ; filled completely, GH ; abundant, ; entire, A ; perfect, ; satisfactory, G ; copious, ANA ; maximum, ; sufficient, F ; crowded, FE GH ; n. highest degree, G ; utmost extent, G ; the whole, ; adv. perfectly, ; sufficiently, F M ; fully, adv. entirely, P ; in a full degree, M ; to the full, G ; at least, ; without deficiency, MP ; very, I ; extremely, GJ ; fulness, fullness, n. G, ; copiousness, N GH ; full-blooded, a. of pure race, ; hearty, ; vigorous, ; full-blown, a. fully developed, C ; (of a flower) completely open, blooming, J ; full-bodied, marked by richness or fullness, F, P ; full-fed, a. J ; full-fledged, a. fully developed, C ; mature, ; (of a bird) able to fly, J ; having complete training, JC ; full-grown, a. having reached maturity, C; ; fullhearted, a. zealous, I ; confident, H ; courageous, E ; full-length, n. the whole length, c ; full-moon, n. the moon with its whole disc illuminated, F, I ; full-mouthed, a. speaking loudly, A ; vigorous, ; sonorous, LA ; full stop, n. written or printed point (.) marking the end of a sentence, O ; fulltilt, adv. at high speed, F ; full-time, a. EA ; fulsome, a. offending by excess, A; MA ; insincere, ; disgusting, A ; praising too much, F A ; fulsomely, adv. fulsomeness, n. in full, completely, ; to the full, to the utmost extent, M

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What are of verbs.

verbs? They are words that express action or state of being. There are 3 classes

1. Transitive-This kind of verb requires an object in order for its meaning to be complete. ex. Larry killed the snake. (If we will just say, "Larry killed," the meaning would be unclear and incomplete, so we need to add an the object of the verb 'the snake'. 2. Intransitive-This kind of verb does not need an object to complete its meaning. ex. Mia ran. (As short as it may seem, this sentence is already complete and does not need an object for the verb 'ran'.) 3. Copulative-This kind of verb does not do any action but just expresses a state of being. It links the subject to the predicate. ex. Therese is a student. ('Is' does not do any action but just links the subject to the predicate.) VERB RULES: Below are verb rules we should know: 1. Verbs should agree with the number of the subject. ex. The three shirts I bought are all pink. (The subject 'three shirts' is plural, so 'are' is the verb used.) 2. Compound subjects that mean only one person or thing should take a singular verb. ex. The CEO and Creative Manager of the company is Miss White. (Miss White has two positions in the company-the CEO and Creative Manager, so the verb 'is' was used.) 3. Compound subjects introduced by each and every are regarded as singular and therefore takes a singular verb. ex. Every bird, cat and dog is welcome at her place. 4. Subjects joined by 'either...or' and 'neither...nor' follows the number of the subject nearer

the verb. ex. Either the boys or Riza is not telling the truth. (The subject 'Riza' is nearer the verb, so the verb is singular.)

5. The number of a noun in a phrase does not affect the number of the verb. The verb still follows the number of the subject and not the phrase. ex. One of the girls is crying. (The subject is not the girls but just one of them.) 6. If a singular subject is followed by phrases like 'as well as', 'together with', 'along with, 'with' or 'including', the verb will still be singular. ex. The mayor as well as his councilors is to be awarded this afternoon. (The subject is the mayor.) 7. 'It' is always followed by 'is'. ex. It is the Jacintos, not the Dizons who will be there. 8. Both, several, many and few take plural verbs. ex. Few are really listening. 9. Every, each, neither, either, anyone, someone, everyone, everybody, and anybody take singular verbs. ex. Each is entitled to his own opinion. 10. Not all nouns ending in 's' require plural verbs. Some nouns are plural in form but take singular verbs. (ex. mathematics, measles, politics, physics, billiards, mumps, civics, molasses) ex. Politics is a dangerous game. 11. Some nouns have no singular form like pants, pliers, tweezers, tongs, scissors, etc. They denote pairs and take plural verbs. ex. Where are my glasses? 12. Collective nouns take singular verbs when the group acts as a unit, but if they are thought of individually, they take plural verbs. ex. The faculty is taking care of the new activity. The faculty are going to take their lunch. 13. For Math computations, singular verbs are used. ex. Seven and eight is fifteen. (These are but some verb rules. There are others which I did not mention anymore for they might be too complicated or they are already included in the discussion of the tenses. )