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 Meanings and Examples of TOOK
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
took
 v.  past tense of TAKE
Classic Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
1  It took two hands to do it, but it did turn.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
2  He took a thick knife out of his Pocket and opened one of its blades.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
3  She took her hands from her ears and sprang up and stamped her foot.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
4  It's queer what a fancy he's took to thee.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
5  He's took a graidely fancy to thee.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
6  The Duchess took her choice, and was gone in a moment.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX. The Mock Turtle's Story
7  He knelt down by the sofa and took a feeding-bottle from his pocket.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
8  Colin stretched out his hand and took it up.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
9  Colin saw it all, watching each change as it took place.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
10  He took up his brush and went tranquilly to work.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
11  I've took off thousands of warts off of my hands that way, Huck.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
12  'He took me for his housemaid,' she said to herself as she ran.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV. The Rabbit Sends in a Little Bill
13  He no longer took an interest in war, nor even in piracy.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
14  Aunt Polly took it, held it up.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
15  He took out his sycamore scroll and placed it by the candle.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
Example Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
16  Black majority rule in South Africa took many years to achieve.
17  It took me a year to get the necessary materials together.
18  He took it apart brick by brick, and put it back together again.
19  He took the top off the box.
20  He took down a dictionary from the top shelf.
21  Steven took his son to a cricket match as a birthday treat.
22  The trial took place amid a blaze of publicity.
23  The baby took my finger in its tenacious little fist.
24  He took a tortuous route through back streets.
25  We took to the hills in a variety of four-wheel-drive vehicles.
26  She took the news of her father's death very badly.
27  He nipped in and took my bag back.
28  The visit took place amidst tight security.
29  I took his bag by mistake.
30  He took out a metal flask from a canvas bag.