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tomar un examen
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
a. to take an exam
Para tomar un examen de ingreso a la universidad, hay que prepararse bien.To take a university entrance exam you need to prepare well.
b. to take a test
¿Cómo conseguiste el empleo? - Tomé un examen y pasé una entrevista de trabajo.How did you get the job? - I took a test and passed a job interview.
c. to sit an exam (United Kingdom)
Todos los alumnos de la escuela toman un examen de inglés como segunda lengua para que podamos determinar su nivel.All the school students sit an exam of English as a second language so we can assess their level.
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