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take / took / taken / taking

The verb “make”  is similar to the verbs bring, steal, choose, ride, and many others. As with many irregular verbs, it’s very idiomatic.  

examples for the verb "take."

  • Are you taking an English class? 
  • Sarah uses her phone to take pictures. 
  • Let’s take the bus home. 
  • Do whatever it takes to get your work finished. 
  • Matt is taking his kids to the park. 
  • It takes about 20 minutes for me to bike to school.  
  • Weightlifting takes a lot of strength. 

The verb “take” is included in many different phrasal verbs: take in, take through, take for, take with, take up, etc.  This video shows how to use “take off” and “take on.” 

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