Understand, as in I take it they won't accept your proposal. [Early 1500s]
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How to use take it in a sentence
“This exact kind of take-it-and-shut-up deal is why I decided to stand up in the first place,” he said.Bryan Singer Agreed to Settle Sex Abuse Lawsuit for $100,000, but Insists He’s Innocent | Tim Teeman | July 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
We go at it with red faces, clenched fists and sputtering take-it-or-leave-its.
He wuz very peart and sassy, and it was take-it-or-leave-it-and-be-plaguey- quick-about-it all the time.Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6) | John McElroy
"On the take-it-or-leave-it principle, I suppose," answered Dr. Surtaine, with entire good humor.The Clarion | Samuel Hopkins Adams
"Make it ten down and it's a go," he said at last with a take-it-or-leave-it air.The City of Fire | Grace Livingston Hill