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take amiss

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Idioms and Phrases

see take the wrong way .

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Example Sentences

"Dear Johanna, you must not take amiss what he says," Helena began, with a furtive smile.

"Then I advise you to go and do likewise," rejoined his new friend with a geniality impossible to take amiss.

"I'm going to say something that you mustn't take amiss," he remarked, after a little pause.

I will never take amiss anything they may say or do; and they will behave in the same way to me.

It would clearly be impossible to take amiss anything that this woman might choose to say.


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[ak-suh-lot-l ]

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Definitions and idiom definitions from Unabridged, based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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