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Tara2
Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 6:33:55 AM

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Hi
Can you please write another word instead of "take", please?
• Do you usually take a morning/afternoon break?
• I took this new job because I felt that the career prospects were much
Source: https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/take
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 8:32:11 AM

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. . . take your time, take a deep breath and relax. Eventually you will realise that even the English don't understand the logic behind the English language. Whistle

• Do you usually have a morning/afternoon break?
• I accepted this new job because I felt that the career prospects were much

Wyrd bið ful aræd - bull!
Tara2
Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 10:10:00 AM

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Drag0nspeaker wrote:
. . . take your time, take a deep breath and relax. Eventually you will realise that even the English don't understand the logic behind the English language. Whistle

• Do you usually have a morning/afternoon break?
• I accepted this new job because I felt that the career prospects were much

Thank you Drago!
Can I ask What "take" means in "take your time" and "take a deep breath and relax"?
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 10:27:36 AM

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take
- vt
5. To receive into or on the body, as:
a. To put (food or drink, for example) into the body; eat or drink: took a little soup for dinner.
b. To draw in; inhale: took a deep breath.

American Heritage

"Take your time" is an idiom - there is no real definition for 'take in 'take your time'. There is just a definition for the whole phrase.

take (one's) time
To act slowly or at one's leisure.


Wyrd bið ful aræd - bull!
Tara2
Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 1:26:25 PM

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Drag0nspeaker wrote:

take
- vt
5. To receive into or on the body, as:
a. To put (food or drink, for example) into the body; eat or drink: took a little soup for dinner.
b. To draw in; inhale: took a deep breath.

American Heritage

"Take your time" is an idiom - there is no real definition for 'take in 'take your time'. There is just a definition for the whole phrase.

take (one's) time
To act slowly or at one's leisure.

I understand! Thank you again Drago.
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