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Phrasal Verbs

take over (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb take over (1)

Meaning

to take control of something like a company, an organization, a government, or a territory

For example

  • take over sth A gang war usually starts when one gang tries to take over another gang's territory.

  • take sth over If we buy another 10,000 shares, we can take the company over.

  • be taken over by sth Our production company has been taken over by a national media corporation.

Quick Quiz

There was a "coup d'├ętat" in the country, meaning a group of soldiers used force to take over

a. the army

b. the workforce

c. the government

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