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take a bow to come forward or stand up to receive applause, recognition, or commendation.
take a dim view of to regard unfavorably or pessimistically.
take advantage to selfishly exploit an opportunity or weakness, or use in a selfish manner for one's own benefit (usu. fol. by "of"). [2 definitions]
take a fling at (informal) to attempt or try one's skill at.
take after to resemble (usu. a parent or grandparent)
take a hike (slang) to depart because one is not wanted.
take a leak (vulgar slang) to urinate.
take a look to look at something, often quickly, momentarily, or casually (often fol. by "at").
take amiss to be offended by, esp. as a result of misunderstanding.
take an oath to make a formal, solemn promise; pledge.
take apart to divide or disassemble into smaller units. [2 definitions]
take a powder (old-fashioned; slang) to hurriedly disappear.
take a seat to sit down.
take a stab at to attempt or try, esp. with little chance of success.
take a walk to spend time walking for recreation, exercise, sightseeing, contemplation, or the like. [2 definitions]
take away to remove (something) from a person, animal, or place. [3 definitions]
take a whack at (informal) to attempt (a task or action); try.
take back to retrieve or reclaim ownership of. [3 definitions]
take by surprise to come to (someone) as something completely unexpected. [2 definitions]
take care of to focus concerned attention on; be responsible for the welfare or condition of. [2 definitions]
take-charge taking forceful leadership; responsible and authoritative.