to take an example


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  • example — [[t]ɪgzɑ͟ːmp(ə)l, zæ̱mp [/t]] ♦ examples 1) N COUNT: oft N of n An example of something is a particular situation, object, or person which shows that what is being claimed is true. The doctors gave numerous examples of patients being expelled… …   English dictionary

  • take — See bring. Take occurs in numerous informal or incorrect expressions appearing in everyday conversation. Take and (I took and hit him on the nose) is an illiteracy. In the expression take, for example, take is unnecessary and should be omitted.… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • example — [eg zam′pəl, igzam′pəl; eg′zämpəl, igzämpəl] n. [ME < OFr example, essample < L exemplum, sample, example < eximere, to take out < ex , out + emere, to buy < IE base * em , to take > Lith imù] 1. something selected to show the… …   English World dictionary

  • Take It From Here — (often referred to as TIFH , pronounced mdash; and sometimes humorously spelt mdash; TIFE ) was a British radio comedy programme broadcast by the BBC between 1948 and 1960. It was written by Frank Muir and Denis Norden, and starred Jimmy Edwards …   Wikipedia

  • take care vs take care of —   Take care is used when saying goodbye to someone. It actually means Take care of yourself.   For example: Bye! Take care.   Take care of means to look after someone or something:   For example: You should take care of your new car, it cost a… …   English dictionary of common mistakes and confusing words

  • Take a penny, leave a penny — (sometimes Give a penny, take a penny or penny tray) refers to a type of tray, dish or cup often found in gas stations and convenience stores in North America, meant for convenience in cash transactions. [cite… …   Wikipedia

  • Example — Ex*am ple, n. [A later form for ensample, fr. L. exemplum, orig., what is taken out of a larger quantity, as a sample, from eximere to take out. See {Exempt}, and cf. {Ensample}, {Sample}.] 1. One or a portion taken to show the character or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • take — vb took, tak·en, tak·ing vt 1 a: to obtain control, custody, or possession of often by assertive or intentional means b: to seize or interfere with the use of (property) by governmental authority; specif: to acquire title to for public use by… …   Law dictionary

  • Take Me Home, Country Roads — Single by John Denver from the album Poems, Prayers and Promises Release …   Wikipedia

  • example — ► NOUN 1) a thing characteristic of its kind or illustrating a general rule. 2) a person or thing regarded in terms of their fitness to be imitated. ● for example Cf. ↑for example ● make an example of Cf. ↑make an example of …   English terms dictionary

  • take advantage of something — phrase to use a situation or opportunity to get what you want Moss took advantage of the defender’s mistake to score a goal. take full advantage of something: Many schools don’t take full advantage of the Internet. Thesaurus: to use something, or …   Useful english dictionary


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