Phrasal Verbs Using
A phrasal verb has a verb and a particle that are used together to make a new meaning. Here are some phrasal verbs that use “take.” Some of them have more than one meaning. Not all meanings are given.
Take out – to remove OR to escort (go on a date.) Examples- Please go outside and take out this garbage. It smells bad. And I want to take out Mindy on a date.
Take over – become the boss of, control. Example- When a teacher is sick, another teacher will take over the class.
Take off -remove the clothes or shoes from your body OR when an airplane goes up in the air. Examples- I need to take off my wet socks. And What time does this airplane take off?
Take away – subtract, remove, or carry something away. Example- Could you take away this old sofa? I don’t want it anymore.
Take after -look like someone. Example- You take after your father. You both have the same shaped nose.
Read the sentences and choose the correct words to fill in the blanks. Click the arrows to see the correct answers.
1. I feel sick whenever an airplane takes _____ off . My stomach hurts.
2. Everybody thinks I take _____ after my mother, but I think I look more like my father.
3. Don’t forget to take _____ off your shoes before you come in the house.
4. Jesse’s job in the house is to take _____ out the garbage every night.
5. Richard took _____ out Donna last night. They went to dinner and a movie.
6. When my son becomes a man, he will take _____ over my business.
7. Waiter, can you please take _____ away my dishes? I’m finished eating now.