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phrasal verb [transitive]
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I/you/we/theytake to
he/she/ittakes to
present participletaking to
past tensetook to
past participletaken to
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  1. 1
    take to someone/something to begin to like someone or something
    I took to John immediately.
  2. 2
    to start doing something as a habit
    take to doing something: Recently he’s taken to wearing a hat.
  3. 3
    take to something old-fashioned to go to a place, especially your bed
    Joanne says she’s sick, and she’s taken to her bed.
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