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retake

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retakere‧take1 /ˌriːˈteɪk/ verb (past tense retook /-ˈtʊk/, past participle retaken /-ˈteɪkən/) [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 PMto get control of an area again in a war syn recapture 🔊 an attempt to retake the city2 SEto take an examination again because you have previously failed it syn resit British English
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retakeAt all costs the Bois had to be retaken.Government forces have retaken control of the city.Julie's had to retake her driving test at least three times.Johnnie sat away from the window retaking the center of the seat.Explosions and gunfire from the east side of the city suggested an attempt to retake the civilian centres was under way.He decided to retake the course and try to get a higher grade.She would have to retake the course in the summer.A student who fails any assignment will normally be required to retake the failed assignment.In two months we would return to retake the valley.Once again the Democratic party may have thrown away a historic opportunity to retake the White House.
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retakere‧take2 /ˈriːteɪk/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 AMFTCPan act of filming or photographing something again 🔊 They had to do several retakes before the director was satisfied.2 British EnglishSE an examination or test that you take again because you failed it
Examples from the Corpus
retakeFour retakes of my shivering acquaintanceship with the wintry waves were needed.The exam is in June. Retakes will be held in September.Sitcom work requires a lot of retakes.The cast was hysterical with fatigue and, with retakes, the show took five and a half hours.
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Verb table
retake
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyretake
he, she, itretakes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyretook
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave retaken
he, she, ithas retaken
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad retaken
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill retake
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have retaken
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam retaking
he, she, itis retaking
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you, we, theyare retaking
Past
I, he, she, itwas retaking
you, we, theywere retaking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been retaking
he, she, ithas been retaking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been retaking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be retaking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been retaking
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