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take (someone) down a peg to make humbler.
take (someone's) part to join with or support someone.
take stock in to consider important or believable.
take the bull by the horns to confront a formidable problem in a direct manner in spite of fear.
take the cake be exceptional; outdo others, often in some undesirable characteristic.
take the pledge to vow to abstain from alcoholic beverages.
take the plunge to take bold action, esp. after a period of doubt.
take the rap (slang) to receive blame or punishment.
take time to require a substantial amount of time to do something or for something to happen. [2 definitions]
take to heart to regard seriously or with concern.
take to task to reprimand; rebuke; censure.
take turns to do one after the other, in order; alternate.
take up to fill or use (space or time), sometimes in a way that is considered wasteful.
take up the gauntlet to agree to a challenge, esp. to a fight.
take vows to formally enter a religious order.
taking the act of one that takes, or the condition of being taken. [4 definitions]
tala the chief monetary unit of Western Samoa, equaling one hundred sene.
Talavera a type of Mexican pottery introduced from Talavera de la Reina, Spain in the sixteenth century, distinguished by its ornate decoration with richly colored glazes.
Talavera de la Reina city located on the Tagus River in the province of Toledo, Spain, in Castile-La Mancha, known for its ceramics industry.
talc a soft mineral with a greasy feel used in making talcum powder and in various industrial products. [3 definitions]
talcum powder a soft, fine-grained powder made of refined talc, usu. scented and used on the body.