Collocations with take

Check out these collocations with the verb ‘take’.

take a bath/shower
example:  I like to take showers in the mornings and baths in the evening.

take a bite
example: I took a bite of the sandwich when I noticed it has tomatoes which I’m allergic to.

take a break
example: I have been studying for five hours, I need to take a break.

take a bus
example: John takes the bus to get to school.

take a look
example: Take a look at this dress, I want to wear it to prom.

take a minute (ten minutes)
example: It will take ten minutes for me to get there.

take a nap
example:  I didn’t sleep very well last night, I need to take a nap.

take a photo
example: Can you take a photo of us?

take a phone call
example: Greg, I will take this phone call in my office.

take a raincheck
example: I can’t come to your party because I’m sick. Can I take a raincheck?

take a seat
example: Maggie take a seat and I’ll be right with you.

take a walk
example: The weather is great, we should take a walk.

take action
example: The city needs to take action and fight against crime.

take advantage
example: I take advantage of the fact that my friend works in a clothes boutique.

take care
example: Take care of yourself or you’ll get sick again.

take charge:
example: The deputy took charge in the case of the robbery.

take notes
example: Mary always takes notes during classes.

take one’s breath away
example: When I saw her, she took my breath away.

take responsibility
example: You need to take responsibility for your actions.

take the lead
example: Sue wanted to take the lead in this project to prove her skills.

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