Usage examples for takes

  1. Man takes care of himself, and he ought to live to two hundred." – The Man with a Shadow by George Manville Fenn
  2. What takes them there?" – Dead Men Tell No Tales by E. W. Hornung
  3. Run down, darling, and tell Faith not to make me any Benger, it takes so long, and I don't want her to stay now. – Anxious Audrey by Mabel Quiller-Couch
  4. He takes care o' me. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  5. He must take the view that the law takes. – The Simpkins Plot by George A. Birmingham
  6. It takes more nerve, but it ain't so hard at that. – The Boy With the U. S. Foresters by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  7. She takes after her poor dear father. – The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins
  8. Sylvia takes after her mother. – A Very Naughty Girl by L. T. Meade
  9. He takes the mother of his child back home- to his father's house, that is. – A Second Book of Operas by Henry Edward Krehbiel
  10. King Edward takes care of himself,- it is our duty to do the same! – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  11. Will you remember what I asked you to do for me, if Lord Harry takes us by surprise? – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  12. I am good at work and not afraid of it, but she's better still at whatever she takes up. – Resurrection by Maude, Louise Shanks
  13. Nobody takes any notice of her. – A Journal of Impressions in Belgium by May Sinclair
  14. It takes a long time to notice such things no longer. – The Letters of William James, Vol. II by William James
  15. And then he takes you to live with him, immediately upon your mother's death. – Rosmerholm by Henrik Ibsen
  16. The plain American takes to the woods because he wants to, he does not know why. – Definitions by Henry Seidel Canby
  17. It takes my breath away! – The Machine by Upton Sinclair
  18. It takes a hundred pennies to make even one dollar! – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Keeping Store by Laura Lee Hope
  19. I'm going to start in the minute the water's warm enough and keep it up till I get the hang of it, even if it takes all summer. – Under Boy Scout Colors by Joseph Bushnell Ames
  20. One player takes the part of a lady and stands alone on one side. – Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium by Jessie H. Bancroft