Usage examples for taking

  1. She's taking her time, or rather, I mean, she's taking mine." – The Reverberator by Henry James
  2. Presently he went away without taking leave of Mr. Dosson and Delia. – The Reverberator by Henry James
  3. You lose your honour in taking it- and honour- is life. – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  4. Would you mind taking that road again, sir? – Mugby Junction by Charles Dickens
  5. I am only taking your own story. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  6. " Yes," she said, taking it. – A Frontier Mystery by Bertram Mitford
  7. I don't want even to talk about your taking her away. – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day
  8. " Come along, Martin," said Massingbred, taking his arm. – The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II) by Charles James Lever
  9. You feel like taking comfort and seeing the folks. – Taken Alive by E. P. Roe
  10. He began taking leave. – The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  11. It would seem as if I were taking it away from him. – Jane Cable by George Barr McCutcheon
  12. I'm taking a chance. – The Prince of Graustark by George Barr McCutcheon
  13. " But you must look at me and tell me something," he said, in a low voice, and taking both her hands; " you shall tell me what my fate must be. – Springhaven A Tale of the Great War by R. D. Blackmore
  14. How should he know where Lamb was taking him? – The Crofton Boys by Harriet Martineau
  15. " It can," I said, taking my hat from the table as I spoke. – Out of a Labyrinth by Lawrence L. Lynch
  16. The taking part is neither here nor there. – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
  17. For taking your place in the world. – My Little Sister by Elizabeth Robins
  18. We had no time for leave- taking. – The White Invaders by Raymond King Cummings
  19. My poor dear boy, said he, taking Roger's hand, this is good of you- very good. – Roger Ingleton, Minor by Talbot Baines Reed
  20. It would be a good way of taking leave, as things were. – Wanderers by Knut Hamsun