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How to use take something in a sentence
My hope is that I learn and that I can take something from each one of these powerful women.
Tourists feel it is their right to take something back home.Pompeii Made It Through a Volcano, but Can It Survive Vandals? | Barbie Latza Nadeau | March 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Kludge did not arise by accident, and it will take something more than mere disapproval to reduce and replace it.
Do we have an honest collective emotional reaction to efforts that do not reach deep into our days and take something from us?U.S. Soldier Afghan Rampage Tears at Our National Soul, Says Former Marine | Benjamin Busch | March 16, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Others said it would take something shocking to scuttle the meeting.Iran's Offer to Talk About Its Nuclear Program Eases Tension For Now | Michael Adler | February 18, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
This feeling became so strong that at last I rose, intending to take something to quiet myself.Urania | Camille Flammarion
I know even now that you will take something from the woman and be unable to save me.'Grimms' Fairy Tales | The Brothers Grimm
And, Thomas,—Mary,—I want you to let me take something else.Littlebourne Lock | F. Bayford Harrison
My father came several times, and repeated his urgent request, that Simon would take something; but it was of no avail.Solomon Maimon: An Autobiography. | Solomon Maimon
Then, just as I was coming near, you thrust your hand down into that old stump, and you certainly did take something out.Betty Vivian | L. T. Meade