Words nearby take apart
How to use take apart in a sentence
The best-funded, former eBay chief Meg Whitman, appears to be the kind of amateur who the old pro could take apart quickly.Why Newsom Dropped Out|Joe Mathews|October 31, 2009|DAILY BEAST
The only parts of a rifle that an enlisted man is permitted to take apart are the bolt mechanism and the magazine mechanism.
The early masters' works, which are badly drawn and beautifully colored, I have to take apart—and it is unsatisfying.Halcyone|Elinor Glyn
If not, sometime take apart a discarded nest—even the simplest in structure—and try to put it together again.The Log of the Sun|William Beebe
Take apart the main and secondary valves and clean thoroughly, seeing that all parts are in good working order.Steam Turbines|Hubert E. Collins
Those of the boxes which you do not use whole you should take apart carefully (see Withdrawing Nails).Woodworking for Beginners|Charles Gardner Wheeler
Other Idioms and Phrases with take apart
Dismantle or disassemble, as in They had to take apart the stereo before they could move it. This usage was first recorded in 1936.
Examine thoroughly, analyze or dissect, as in The teacher embarrassed Tom by taking his thesis apart in front of the class. [Mid-1900s]
Beat up, thrash, as in You'd better be careful; those boys will take you apart. [Slang; mid-1900s]