taking

taking
noun
1. (seizing) 
a. la toma (F) 
After the taking of the castle, the soldiers took the king prisoner.Tras la toma del castillo, los soldados tomaron al rey prisionero.
The taking of the city was the first step in winning the war.La conquista de la ciudad era el primer paso para ganar la guerra.
adjective
2. (attractive) 
a. atractivo 
Sam had a frank and easygoing manner that was very taking.Sam tenía una actitud franca y tranquila que resultó bastante atractiva.
takings
plural noun
3. (earnings) 
Most of the takings came from DVD sales.La mayor parte de la recaudación provenía de las ventas de DVD.
b. la taquilla (F) (cinema) 
The takings didn't even cover the production costs.La taquilla no cubrió siquiera los gastos de producción.
taking
Noun
1. (general) 
a. no direct translation 
it's yours for the takingestá a tu disposición
2. (commerce) (United Kingdom) 
a. no direct translation 
takingsrecaudación f
taking [ˈteɪkɪŋ]
adjective
(attractive) atractivo
noun
(Mil) [of town] toma (f); conquista (f); [of hostages] toma (f)
the job's yours for the taking el trabajo es tuyo si lo quieres; the match was theirs for the taking tenían el partido prácticamente ganado
The game was there for the taking and we let it slip through our fingers
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