take away

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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to remove)
a. llevarse
My cousin is coming tomorrow to take away the old furniture.Mañana viene mi primo a llevarse los muebles viejos.
b. quitar
That gruesome scene took away my appetite.Esa escena desagradable me quitó el apetito.
c. sacar
The government is trying to take away our freedom of speech.El gobierno intenta sacarnos el derecho a la libre expresión.
2. (mathematics)
a. restar
Take away 60 from 10 and you get 50.Si a 60 le restas10 te da 50.
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
3. (to remove; often used with "from")
a. quitar valor a
They didn't play well today, but that doesn't take away from the fact that they've had a good season.Hoy no jugaron bien, pero eso no quita valor al hecho de que han tenido una buena temporada.
4. (arrive at conculsions)
a. aprender
What interesting facts did you take away from the visit to the museum?¿Qué hechos interesantes aprendiste de la visita al museo?
5. (to take out) (United Kingdom)
a. llevar
Is that to eat in or take away, Sir?¿Es para comer aquí o para llevar, Señor?
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take away
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (remove)
a. quitar
b. sacar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
2. (mathematics)
a. restar
the men are coming to t away the rubbish tomorrowlos hombres vendrán a llevarse la basura mañana
to t something away from somebodyquitar or
to t awaypara llevar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (general)
a.
to t away from the pleasure/value of somethingrestar placer/valor a algo
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take away
transitive verb
1 (remove) [+person, thing] llevarse; [+privilege] quitar; (carry away, transport) llevar
she took her children away from the school sacó a los niños del colegio
not to be taken away (on book) para consulta en sala
2 (subtract) restar
take 9 away from 12 reste 9 de 12; 7 take away 4 is 3 7 menos 4 son 3
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
to take away from sth
to take away from sth: this does not take away from their achievement esto no quita mérito or resta valor a su éxito; the argument took away from the joy of the occasion la discusión aguó la ocasión; putting butter on it takes away from the taste of the bread itself añadiendo mantequilla se estropea lo que es el sabor del pan
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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