|take your pulse
||measure your heart rate, check your pulse
||When you visit the health clinic, the doctor will take your pulse.
|take your seat
||sit in your chair or desk, be seated
||Judy, please take your seat so we can begin the exam.
|take your time
||do not rush, do it when you have enough time, no rush
||"When do you need it?" "It's not urgent. Take your time."
|take your sweet time
||you are too slow, you could work faster, pick up the pace
||"You took your sweet time to do this job. It could have been
done much faster!" "Yes, but would it have been done well?"
|take your turn
||act or speak when your name is called, it's your turn
||You're up to bat, Buddy. Take your turn, knock it outa here!
|take your word for it
||believe what you say, not ask for proof, the benefit of the doubt
||You say you are eighteen. Since you don't have your ID card, we'll have to take your word for it.
||cheated, ripped off
||If he paid $1500 for that car, he got taken.
|taken for a ride
||tricked, deceived, taken in
||We were taken for a ride. We lost thousands of dollars.
||deceived, fooled, taken for a ride
||I was taken in by their ads. I believed what they said.
||(See a takeoff on)