5. Multiple Meanings of TAKE
1. Remove 1.1: To remove something without permission: My wallet was taken (stolen) in the crowded train. The traffic police took all those vehicles which were wrongly parked. She took my umbrella by mistake. The enforcement officers took all the computers, files, and pen drives during the raid. 1.2: Subtract: After they took 4 chairs, I am left with two. The investigating team took the suspects saliva for DNA test. Take only the undergarments from the suitcase for washing. The athlete’s name was taken off the final list because of positive dope test. Take as many warm clothes from the cupboard as your suitcase allows you to carry.
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