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Here is the list of idioms with the keyword Take.
In the following sentences the idioms are colored blue and their meanings are given in the bracket.
• The piano takes up so much room. (Occupies)
• It would take up too much time to tell you the whole story. (Occupy)
• He takes after his father. (Resembles)
• It is difficult to take in the meaning of the book on Oceans. (Understand)
• Recently, he has taken to opium eating. (Become addicted)