English version

be taken with/by something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe taken with/by somethingbe taken with/by somethingLIKE somebody OR somethingto be attracted by a particular idea, plan, or person I’m quite taken by the idea of Christmas in Berlin. take
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be taken with/by somethingThis series of photographs was taken by a security camera at the Leeds Building Society.Such action might be taken by all group members or by some members who formally or informally represent the entire group.The pretty presenter was taken by ambulance to London's Charing Cross Hospital at 6 am with terrible stomach pains.The boy sustained a fractured left arm and was taken by ambulance to San Jose Medical Center.The initiative was taken by Bafuor Osei Akoto, a prosperous, go-ahead cocoa farmer of Kumasi.Even at the early hour I was taken with her freshness, her blond, tousled hair, her milk-warm voluptuous body.Great care was taken with his education, but teaching him what he did not wish to learn was a dangerous business.People in Bohemia had been so full of self-confidence that they were taken by surprise.
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