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meaning of "to take after" #1 (permalink) Fri Aug 17, 2007 22:31 pm   meaning of "to take after"
 

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ESL/EFL Test #199 "Phrasal Verbs (T)", question 1

I decided to ......... organic cooking.

(a) take up
(b) take over
(c) take about

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #199 "Phrasal Verbs (T)", answer 1

I decided to take up organic cooking.

Correct answer: (a) take up
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meaning of "to take after" #2 (permalink) Fri Aug 17, 2007 22:51 pm   meaning of "to take after"
 

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You can find the answer to your question in one of the online dictionaries.

From Dictionary.com:

107.
take after

a. to resemble (another person, as a parent) physically, temperamentally, etc.: The baby took after his mother.

b. Also, take off after, take out after. to follow; chase: The detective took after the burglars.
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