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Definitions of Took

  1.   of Take
  2.   imp of Take
  3.   Past tense of the transitive and intransitive verb take
  4.   Pa t and obs pa p of TAKE
  5.   Of to take
  6.   Imp of TAKE v also rarely pp
  7.   Did take
  8.   Pt of take which see

Quotes of Took

  1. Really in a way I took over the male role – Honor Blackman
  2. Success took me to her bosom like a maternal boa constrictor – Noel Coward
  3. By Rice's own standards the war was well underway by the time he took office He was a war president the moment he took the oath But did he act like one – Howard Fineman
  4. It took me 36 years to be able to be by myself and like it – Wynonna Judd
  5. When we took on the name The Drifters we became the new Drifters and signed a contract to be put on salary which I think was like a hundred dollars a week a piece five hundred dollars for all five of us – Ben E. King
  6. Once I took a taxi I hate those limousines They stink and their drivers have been driving dead people to the cemeteries – Klaus Kinski
  7. It wasn't a class system where I was the better guy and he was the second -rate guy That was his role and my role was to play the solos But he took great pride in his technique as a rhythm guitarist – Wayne Kramer
  8. I never took hallucinogenic drugs because I never wanted my consciousness expanded one unnecessary iota – Fran Lebowitz
  9. It took me years to live down Dracula and convince the film producers that I would play almost any other type of role – Bela Lugosi
  10. It took the United States until 1920 to give women the franchise and another 40 or 50 years to start utilizing women's potential How many women of incredible potential did we fail and what achievements were lost to all because we never tapped that potential – James E. Rogers
  11. On the one hand the guns were there to help capture the imagination of the people But more important since we knew that you couldn't observe the police without guns we took our guns with us to let the police know that we have an equalizer – Bobby Seale
  12. In this film we took a helicopter up and showed London as a vista which is not very often done – Mel Smith
  13. Somehow I started introducing writing into my drawings and after a time the language took over and I started getting very involved with the handwriting and then the look of the handwriting – Patti Smith
  14. Above all a query letter is a sales pitch and it is the single most important page an unpublished writer will ever write It's the first impression and will either open the door or close it It's that important so don't mess it up Mine took 17 drafts and two weeks to write – Nicholas Sparks

Usage examples for Took

  1. All this took time – Servants of the Guns by Jeffery E. Jeffery
  2. One of these came up and took Mrs Compton ” – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  3. And then Eleanore took them up – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  4. He took to me the first moment I saw him and he would do anything for me – A Dog with a Bad Name by Talbot Baines Reed
  5. What a time he took to do it – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield
  6. “ I took a chance he said – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  7. But it took a great while to do a little – Opportunities by Susan Warner
  8. He took his assistant's place on that very day – The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009
  9. “ A few minutes later the girls took leave of each other – Penny Nichols Finds a Clue by Joan Clark
  10. Yes father I took it for you – Lord of the World by Robert Hugh Benson
  11. Took a head or something – Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas by Lloyd Osbourne
  12. Jethro took his hand – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. “ There's not much wrong with it now since I took over – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  14. It was Tourgueneff who took me to her house – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  15. “ I took up the placque and left the room – A Strange Disappearance by Anna Katharine Green
  16. He took one step away from the porthole – The Ice Pilot by Henry Leverage
  17. Can't say I ever took to 'em myself though it's not my place to say so – Austin and His Friends by Frederic H. Balfour
  18. Man what the deuce took you wandering about at night – A Frontier Mystery by Bertram Mitford
  19. “ McGuntrie took a turn or two – The Firefly Of France by Marion Polk Angellotti
  20. With which he took them out and gave them not to Miss Havisham but to me – Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

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