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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. Pt. of take, which see.

Usage examples for Took

  1. McGuntrie took a turn or two. – The Firefly Of France by Marion Polk Angellotti
  2. Man, what the deuce took you wandering about at night? – A Frontier Mystery by Bertram Mitford
  3. He took his assistant's place on that very day. – The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009
  4. What a time he took to do it! – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield
  5. All this took time. – Servants of the Guns by Jeffery E. Jeffery
  6. " I took a chance," he said. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  7. One of these came up and took Mrs. Compton. – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  8. And then Eleanore took them up. – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  9. Jethro took his hand. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Yes, father, I took it for you. – Lord of the World by Robert Hugh Benson
  14. With which he took them out, and gave them, not to Miss Havisham, but to me. – Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  15. But it took a great while to do a little. – Opportunities by Susan Warner
  16. I took up the placque and left the room. – A Strange Disappearance by Anna Katharine Green
  17. He took one step away from the porthole. – The Ice Pilot by Henry Leverage
  18. There's not much wrong with it now since I took over. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  19. Took a head, or something? – Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas by Lloyd Osbourne
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