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Phrasal Verbs

take away

This page is about the phrasal verb take away

Meaning: If you take something away, you take it somewhere else.

Synonym: remove

For example:

  • take away sth The waitress took away the dirty dishes and then brought our coffee to the table.

  • take sth away Would you like to eat your pizza here or take it away?

Quick Quiz:

One of the things our local council has to do is take away our

a. roads

b. parks and playgrounds

c. garbage or rubbish

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