English version

take somebody/something ↔ away

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtake somebody/something ↔ away phrasal verb1 to remove someone or something, or make something disappear She whisked the tray off the table and took it away. He was taken away to begin a prison sentence. This should take some of the pain away.2 to take away British English if you buy food to take away, you buy cooked food from a restaurant and take it outside to eat it somewhere elsetakeaway Fish and chips to take away, please.3 take your breath away to be very beautiful, exciting, or surprising take→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
to take awayDo you want that hamburger to eat here or to take away?These are the things we believe in - the things they are trying to take away.The clothes were actually going to take away from the scene.And to give loss a reason is to take away hope.He was going to take away my friends.Employee advocates argue that the policies are an insidious way for companies to take away statutory rights that Congress granted workers.They propose to take away the courts' most important sanction - the power to take over a union's assets.While Carradine slept, I tried to take away the taste of defeat and Kelly's coffee with a shot or fourteen.take your breath awayThe view from the overlook will take your breath away.His arrogance almost took her breath away.Some of it was charmingly primitive, some of it so exotically painted it took your breath away.The volatility of the top performers can take your breath away.This time it was not Ana who took her breath away.The audacity of it takes my breath away, the nerve of the man.And if they don't take your breath away the scenery certainly will.She had taken his breath away when she appeared at the door.
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Verb table
take
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytake
he, she, ittakes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytook
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave taken
he, she, ithas taken
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad taken
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill take
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have taken
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam taking
he, she, itis taking
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you, we, theyare taking
Past
I, he, she, itwas taking
you, we, theywere taking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been taking
he, she, ithas been taking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been taking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be taking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been taking
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