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Idioms about taken
taken with, charmed or captivated by: He was quite taken with your niece.
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How to use taken in a sentence
The al Qaeda-linked gunmen shot back, but only managed to injure one officer before they were taken out.
Most of it is taken up by a graphic inviting the visitor to participate in the 2016 online presidential straw poll.
Meanwhile two kids were taken from their mother when she flew back to the UK from Turkey.Britain May Spy on Preschoolers Searching for Potential Jihadis | Nico Hines | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Haringey Council told The Daily Beast that the children had not been taken permanently into state care.Britain May Spy on Preschoolers Searching for Potential Jihadis | Nico Hines | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
“Under Suleimani several military branches have taken shape [in Iraq] which are run by Iran and the Iranian military,” he said.What an Iranian Funeral Tells Us About the Wars in Iraq | IranWire | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
A little boy of four was moved to passionate grief at the sight of a dead dog taken from a pond.Children's Ways | James Sully
Of course, considerations of weight have to be taken into account, but the more mould round the roots the better.How to Know the Ferns | S. Leonard Bastin
Within the past thirty years civilization has rapidly taken possession of this lovely region.Among the Sioux | R. J. Creswell
What course was taken to supply that assembly when any noble family became extinct?Gulliver's Travels | Jonathan Swift
The pig family did not know when Squinty would be taken away from them, and all they could do was to wait.Squinty the Comical Pig | Richard Barnum
British Dictionary definitions for taken
the past participle of take 1
(postpositive foll by with) enthusiastically impressed (by); infatuated (with)
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