Simply buy the good gene and take out the bad gene, then put the good gene where the bad gene was.
He says he might run in 2012 as a single-man kamikaze mission to take out Gingrich, which would be a very Tea Party thing to do.
It was designed to take out as many first responders who would go through the front door.
My nearest relation, my wife, is telling me to get off my database and take out the garbage.
The El Chapo strategy was to take out the Mexican police commanders who protected The Viceroy in Juárez, according to Esparza.
Then take out the best pieces of giblet, trim them neatly, and set them aside.
Will you take out that moss-rose, Fanny, and let me hold it in my hand?
At least, first take out of it the drunkard and the dissolute of your own Church.
take out the meat, remove all the bones and pick the meat into small pieces.
There was a window in it, opposite the laundry window in the old place, and the first thing I did was to take out the sash.
late Old English tacan, from a Scandinavian source (e.g. Old Norse taka "take, grasp, lay hold," past tense tok, past participle tekinn; Swedish ta, past participle tagit), from Proto-Germanic *tækanan (cf. Middle Low German tacken, Middle Dutch taken, Gothic tekan "to touch"), of uncertain origin, perhaps originally meaning "to touch."
Gradually replaced Middle English nimen as the verb for "to take," from Old English niman, from the usual West Germanic *nem- root (cf. German nehmen, Dutch nemen; see nimble). OED calls it "one of the elemental words of the language;" take up alone has 55 varieties of meaning in that dictionary's 2nd print edition. Basic sense is "to lay hold of," which evolved to "accept, receive" (as in take my advice) c.1200; "absorb" (she can take a punch) c.1200; "to choose, select" (take the long way home) late 13c.; "to make, obtain" (take a shower) late 14c.; "to become affected by" (take sick) c.1300.
Take five is 1929, from the approximate time it takes to smoke a cigarette. Take it easy first recorded 1880; take the plunge "act decisively" is from 1876; take the rap "accept (undeserved) punishment" is from 1930. Phrase take it or leave it is recorded from 1897.
1650s, "that which is taken in payment," from take (v.). Sense of "money taken in" by a single performance, etc., is from 1931. Movie-making sense is recorded from 1927. Criminal sense of "money acquired by theft" is from 1888. The verb sense of "to cheat, defraud" is from 1920. On the take "amenable to bribery" is from 1930.
[the third noun sense's dated example refers to a portion of reporter's copy set in type]
Having to do with food bought to be eaten away from the place where it is prepared: pies she hoped to sell to the ''take-out'' trade (1940s+)