take out
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take out(
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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. sacar
Take out the trash before you go to work.Saca la basura antes de ir a trabajar.
b. extraer
The dentist took out one of my teeth because it was full of cavities.El dentista extrajo uno de mis dientes porque estaba lleno de caries.
2. (to invite out socially)
a. invitar
Can I take you out to dinner?Te puedo invitar a cenar?
b. salir con
Randy took Karla out last night.Randy salió con Karla anoche.
3. (to acquire)
a. contratar
The bank recommends that all seniors take out life insurance.El banco recomienda que toda persona de la tercera edad contrate un seguro de vida.
4.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(to kill)
a. matar
You have to take Tommy out; he killed a member of the Gambino crew.Tienes que matar a Tommy; asesinó a un miembro de la pandilla Gambino.
b. cargarse
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
He was taken out by some drug dealers he owed money to.Se lo cargaron unos traficantes de droga a los que debía dinero.
c. quitarse del medio
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
It's suspected that members of his own gang took him out because he was causing a lot of problems.Se sospecha que los miembros de su propia banda se lo quitaron del medio porque les estaba causando muchos problemas.
5. (to escort outside)
a. sacar
Can you take the dogs out before the storm?¿Puedes sacar los perros antes de la tormenta?
6. (to take for later use)
a. sacar
I'm going to take out a bunch of books from the library so I can read them at the beach.Voy a sacar muchos libros de la biblioteca para poder leerlos en la playa.
7. (medicine)
a. extirpar
The surgeon took out her gallbladder.El cirujano le extirpó la vesícula.
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take out
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. sacar
her job really takes it out of hersu trabajo la deja totalmente agotada
to t it out on somebodypagarla or desahogarse con alguien
2. (person)
a. sacar
to t somebody out for a meal/to a restaurantllevar a alguien a comer/a un restaurante
3. (obtain; license)
a. sacarse
4. (insurance policy)
a. contratar, suscribir
to t out a subscriptionsuscribirse
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take out
transitive verb
1 (bring, carry out) sacar
he took the dog out for a walk sacó el perro a pasear; can I take you out to lunch/the cinema? ¿le puedo invitar a almorzar/al cine?
2 (remove) (gen) sacar; extraer; sacar; [+tooth] [+stain] quitar; limpiar; (Mil) [+target, enemy position] eliminar
pull out, extract
3 (procure) [+patent, licence] obtener; [+insurance policy] sacar
to take out insurance hacerse un seguro
4
to take it out on sb: when he got the sack he took it out on his wife cuando le despidieron del trabajo, se desquitó con su mujer; don't take it out on me! ¡no te desquites conmigo!
5
to take out of: seeing that film took me out of myself esa película me hizo olvidar mis propios problemas; it takes it out of you te deja hecho pedazos (informal)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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