||make smaller, tighten
||These pants need to be taken in at the waist. They're too large.
||When you come to Calgary, be sure to take in the Stampede.
||endure it, accept it, stand it
||He treats you very badly. Why do you take it?
||understand it is true, believe it is this way
||I take it you want the whole class to write a report. Is that right?
|take it and run
||accept the offer and be happy, be satisfied
||He offered to pay $200 for the damage, so I took it and ran.
|take it back
||not mean to say it, withdraw what you said
||I said you were a turkey, but I take it back. You're a rat!
|take it easy
||do not try so hard, do not work so hard
||When you jog, take it easy. Rest often.
|take it easy on
||be less demanding, go easy on
||When you train the dogs, take it easy on Taffy. She's just a pup.
|take it for a spin
||drive it, test drive it
||Al has a new motorcycle. I hope he lets me take it for a spin.
|take it in stride
||continue without delay, cope with
||Lilian is so steady. If there's a problem, she takes it in stride.