see: take it upon oneself
noun 1. the act or fact of taking out. 2. something made to be taken out, especially food prepared in a store or restaurant to be carried out for consumption elsewhere. 3. Informal. a store, restaurant, or counter specializing in preparing food meant to be carried out for consumption elsewhere. 4. a section, as of […]
noun, Bridge. 1. informatory double.
- Take pains
see: at pains
- Take pity on
Also, have pity on. Show compassion or mercy to, as in Take pity on the cook and eat that last piece of cake, or, as Miles Coverdale’s 1535 translation of the Bible has it (Job 19:21), “Have pity upon me, have pity upon me, O ye, my friends.” This idiom may be used half-jokingly, as […]