take a message
This page is about the collocation take a message
collocation pattern: verb + noun
to write down or memorize a message for somebody
- Debra's not here just now. Can I take a message?
- If you hadn't taken that message, I wouldn't have known the meeting was cancelled.
A related collocation with the opposite meaning is "leave a message"
I'd have taken the message if I'd had
Contributor: Matt Errey