take off (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb take off (2).

Meaning: If a plane takes off, it leaves the ground and rises into the sky.

For example:

  • take off The whole family watched and waved as Indira's plane took off.

  • take off The helicopter took off and rose straight up into the sky.

Quick Quiz:

After the plane took off, it

a. stopped at the terminal

b. dropped off some passengers

c. flew away

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Contributor: Matt Errey