English version

take something ↔ down

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtake something ↔ down phrasal verb1 to move something that is fixed in a high position to a lower position She made us take down all the posters.2 WRITEto write down information Can I just take some details down?3 TAKE OFF CLOTHESto pull a piece of clothing such as trousers part of the way down your legs take→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
take downAnd then it might take him back down.They're not taking it lying down.But Will took it lying down - all in a good cause of course.The curtains in the auditorium are ragged they took the curtains down because they was so ragged.Ellie had often taken it down before, but had never dared try it on.He hired a car and took the boy down for a long weekend at the St. Mellion Golf and Country Club.The view is worth every tortured moment of discomfort it takes to hunker down, scrunch up, and peer out.But no one can figure out a way to take that wall down without damaging the FleetCenter wall.
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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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