Phrasal Verbs Practice – 158

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Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal Verbs Practice – 158

take something in
to collect or earn a particular amount of money
: to visit a place while you are in the area
.They continued a few miles farther to take in Hinton House
if you take in a show, play etc, you go to see it

take somebody in
if the police take someone in, they take them to a police station to ask them questions about a crime
.All Jive teenagers were arrested and taken in for questioning

take something in
to make a piece of clothing fit you by making it narrower Syn:let out

take somebody/something in
: be taken in to be completely deceived by someone who lies to you
.Don’t be taken in by products claiming to help you lose weight in a week

take somebody in
: to let someone stay in your house because they have nowhere else to stay
.Brett’s always taking in stray animals

take something in
to understand and remember new facts and information Syn: absorb
.He watches the older kids,just taking it all in
.His eyes quickly took in the elegance of her dress

take away from something
: to spoil the good effect or success that something has
The disagreement between the two men should not take away from their accomplishments

take after somebody
: to look or behave like an older relative
.Jenni really takes after her mother

 

.Fill in the blanks with the appropriate phrasal verbs

Take away / take in (4) / take after

.N1. They continued a few miles farther to …………… Hinton House
.N2. All Jive teenagers were arrested and …………… for questioning
.N3. Brett’s always …………… stray animals
.N4. His eyes quickly …………… the elegance of her dress
.N5. Jenni really …………… her mother
N6. The disagreement between the two men should not …………… from their accomplishments

 

: ANSWERS

take in / taken in / taking in / took in / takes after / take away

 

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