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Jack plays a practical joke on Rich in this podcast.

Learning Vocabulary: 10 phrases with take

Learning Vocabulary: 10 phrases with take

In this week's Premier Skills English Podcast, Jack plays a practical joke on Rich and Rich and Rich plans his revenge. The language focus is on a verb with lots of different meanings - take. Jack and Rich look at five different ways of using take and how you can these phrases in your everyday English. Your task is to work out the meaning of some difficult phrases with take from the context we give you. As always, we also have a new football phrase for you to guess. Enjoy!

Transcript

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Introduction:

Jack: That was a pretty long day. Have you finished?

Rich: Yes, just finishing up now.

Jack: Do you think you could give me a lift?

Rich: Yeah, sure. I need to take a friend to the airport later but I should have enough time. Where do you want me to take you?

Jack: You can drop me off at the station. I can take the train from there.

Rich: Cool. Where are you going now? Are you not taking the lift?

Jack: No, come on let’s take the stairs. There’s a nice view.

Rich: What you on about? It’s only the car park.

Rich: What the …

Rich: Someone’s stuck loads of stuff on my car!!

Jack: I know!

Rich: What the … what are they? Thousands of post-it notes ... was it you?

Jack: Er … yeah ...Do you like it?

Rich: No! It looks ridiculous! It’s going to take me ages to get them all off!

Jack: Come on! It won’t take long! Can’t you take a joke!

Rich: Look, someone’s taking photos now! Me and my car are going to be all over Instagram or something!

Jack: Don’t take it too seriously! 

Rich: I’m not going to take this lying down! You just wait, I’ll get my own back!

Jack: See you tomorrow! Don’t worry about the lift!

Welcome - Take

Rich: Hello my name’s Rich

Jack: and I’m Jack

Rich: and welcome to this week’s Premier Skills English podcast

Jack: Where we talk about football and help you with your English.

Jack: What’s happening this week, Rich?

Rich: In this week’s podcast, we’re looking at vocabulary. We’re going to look at some common phrases, collocations and phrasal verbs with the word ‘take’.

Jack: Did you notice that we used lots of different phrases with ‘take’ when I played that prank or practical joke on Rich at the beginning? We’ll take a look at some of these again later on.

Rich: We’re going to look at 10 phrases with take that you can use in everyday conversations and how you can learn phrases with take by putting them in different categories. But before that, let's have a think about some of the phrases with take we use to speak about football.

Jack: Oh, what about … take a penalty. It takes courage to take a penalty. 

Rich: Nice. I like it. You can also take a shot, take a free-kick, take a corner and take a throw-in.

Jack: What about to take someone on?

Rich: Yeah, that’s a bit more difficult. I love it when I see Riyad Mahrez or Raheem Sterling taking his man on and then going past him.

Jack: So, it means to dribble and run with the ball rather than passing or crossing the ball when faced with a defender.

Rich: But, in this podcast, we’re going to look at phrases with take that are a little bit more common - phrases that you can use in your everyday English. We’re going to roleplay five short conversations to introduce some phrases with take.

Jack: Each conversation will include some phrases with take. Following each conversation, we will look at how take was used in the phrases.  

Rich: We’ll start with easy conversations and each conversation will get more difficult. Conversation number five is the most challenging.

Topic Focus

Rich: Are you ready? Here’s conversation one. 

Ring, ring 

Jack: Good morning! Could I speak to Harry Kane, please?

Rich: Oh, sorry, Harry’s not here at the moment. He’s training. Could I take a message?

Jack: Yes, that would be great …

Rich: Hold on. Let me get a pen. Can I take your name?

Jack: Yes, it’s Mauricio. M A U R I C I O

Rich: OK, Mauricio. What’s the message? 

Jack: Tell him it was a great goal on Saturday and to give me a call.

Rich: Alright, can I take your number?

Jack: Of course, it’s 692341234. 

Rich: I’ll make sure he gets your message. Bye.

Sting

Jack: In this conversation, you heard three examples of phrases with take: take your number, take your name and take a message.

Rich: All of these phrases are connected to writing. We write or take down a telephone number, name and message.

Jack: There are other common phrases such as take notes or take an order that have the same meaning.

Rich: Let’s move on to conversation two.

Sting 

Jack: What are you going to do today? I’m bored.

Rich: I’m working, you’re on holiday. There are loads of things you could do. Why don’t you take a walk in the park?

Jack: That’s a bit boring.

Rich: Mmm … you like taking photos why don’t you take your camera.

Jack: Maybe …

Rich: That new arcade is open in town. Why don’t you go and take a look? You could take some great shots, there. It’s a very nice day.

Jack: I do like taking pictures. Maybe I’ll do that, cheers.

Sting 

Rich: In this conversation, you heard take a walk, take a photo, take a shot and take a picture. All of these mean something similar to do. 

Jack: There are lots of similar phrases or collocations that have this meaning that are a bit more difficult.

Rich: You can take a risk, take a test or an exam and lots of the words we looked at about football are in this category too. 

Jack: Yes, like take a penalty, take a corner, or take a free-kick. 

Rich: Let’s move on to conversation three.

Sting 

Jack: How do you usually get to work, Rich?

Rich: I usually take the car.

Jack: Why don’t you take public transport?

Rich: I could take the bus I suppose, but it takes ages.

Jack: How long does it take?

Rich: It takes about an hour but it only takes 20 minutes in the car.

Sting

Jack: In this conversation, you heard take public transport, take ages, take the bus, it takes 20 minutes and how long does it take.

Rich: There are two meanings here. The first is connected to time. Things take time. A journey takes 20 minutes or it takes a long time or ages. I take ages getting ready in the morning because I have to do my hair!

Jack: The other meaning is get. You take the bus or take the train or plane. It’s very common to use take with public transport. 

Rich: And you can also say I take the car to work but you can’t say I get the car to work.

Jack: Let’s move on to conversation four. Let’s look at some more challenging phrases now.

Sting

Rich: I took my car to the car wash and they can’t get all those post-it notes off. They are stuck solid to the car. They’re going to have to take the windows out and replace them.

Jack: Er ... it was just a joke. 

Rich: And they’re going to charge me £300. They don’t take credit cards either and won’t give me my car back until it’s paid.

Jack: I can’t take the blame for that!

Rich: To be honest, Jack I think you should take full responsibility. And, don’t take this the wrong way but if you don’t get my car back or pay that money now, I’ll have to think about taking you to court?

Jack: Taking me to court?

Rich: Look at your face! Who can’t take a joke now, hey?

Sting

Jack: In this conversation, you heard take credit cards, take the blame, take responsibility and take a joke. All of these mean accept.

Rich: The last one to take a joke could also mean to understand although it is more common to say I don’t get a joke when you don’t understand it.

Jack: The phrase don’t take this the wrong way means don’t misunderstand me. There was also another phrase with take. To take someone to court.

Rich: This means to take legal action against someone. Right, in our final conversation we’re going to look at some more phrases with take.

Jack: And this time we’re not going to tell you what they mean. We’ve got a little task for you to do.

Rich: Listen to the conversation and write down the phrases with take you hear. How many are there? Think about the conversation. What do the phrases mean?

Jack: So, what phrases with take do you hear and what do they mean? Tell us your answers in the comments at the bottom of the page.

Sting

Jack: We’re thinking of getting a dog.

Rich: Really? A puppy? It’ll take over your life! Taking it out for walks, feeding it, you won’t be able to take trips away without taking it with you. You can’t take it back once you’ve got it, you know.

Jack:  You’re not really a dog person are you. The kids would love a puppy, but I think it would be nicer to take one in.

Rich: From a rescue centre or something?

Jack: Exactly.

Rich: A good idea, but you have to take all kinds of things into account; has it had all its injections, what were its old owners like, will it take to the kids?

Jack: You’re really not a dog person are you?

Football phrase

Rich: Have you got a football phrase for us this week? 

Jack: Yes, I have, but first, last week’s football phrase. The phrase was hoodoo. This is a strange phrase that comes from a term that describes a form of West African spirituality. I’m not sure how it made it into football English, but it is used to describe a sort of spell which stops a team from winning against a rival or at a particular ground. Last week, Spurs won at Chelsea for the first time in the Premier League and ended their Chelsea hoodoo.

Rich: It was a difficult one. Well done to Kwesimanifest from Ghana, Sabanoleg and Liubomyr from Ukraine, and Lakerwang from China. What’s this week’s phrase, Jack?

Jack: This week’s football phrase is a ******** or to stage or make a ********. This phrase is really just one word but it’s a compound noun and it means to win from a losing position. Manchester Utd staged a great ******** when they turned a 2-0 deficit into a 3-2 win against Manchester City last week.

Rich: I’ve got it! Right, that’s all we have time for this week! Don’t forget to write your answers to our questions and make a guess at our football phrase in the comments below.

Jack: If you have enjoyed this podcast or found it useful, leave us a rating or review and that will help other people find us. 

Rich: Bye for now and enjoy your football!

Vocabulary

How much did you understand?

In the podcast, Rich and Jack used some words and phrases that might be new for you. Do you know the words in bold?

Someone's stuck loads of stuff on my car.

You just wait. I'll get my own back!

There were a few more tricky words in the podcast. Do you know what they all mean? Try the activity below, then, listen to the podcast again to hear how we used the words.

Activity 1

Activity 1: In this activity, try to match the words and phrases to their definitions. All of the words were in this week's podcast.
Can you match the words to their definitions?

Harry Kane takes a penalty. Can you think of any other football phrases with 'take'?

Language

Phrases with take

In this week's podcast, Jack and Rich spoke about the word take. Did you know that it had lots of different meanings? They discussed five of the most common meanings of take:

To write

We can use phrases such as take something down, take a message and take notes to talk about writing something. Take a look at these examples from the podcast:

Harry's not here at the moment. Could I take a message?

Hold on. Let me get a pen. Can I take your name?

To do

We can use phrases such as take a showertake a walk and to take a chance to talk about doing something. Take a look at these examples from the podcast:

Why don't you take a walk in the park? You like taking photos - why don't you take your camera?

That new arcade is open in town. Why don't you take a look? You could take some great shots there.

To talk about the length of time

We can use phrases such as I'll just take a minute, it'll take a while and it takes about an hour to talk about duration of time or how long something lasts. Take a look at these examples from the podcast:

I could take the bus, but it takes ages.

How long does it take?

It takes about an hour but it only takes 20 minutes in the car.

To talk about using transport

It is very common to use phrases such as take the bus or take the train when we talk about transport. It's important to remember that you can also get or catch a bus but you can't get or catch the car although you can take the car! 

How do you get to work?

I usually take the car.

To accept

We also use take in phrases such as take the blame, take a joke, or take responsibility to mean accept.  Here are some examples from the podcast:

They don't take credit cards.

You should take full responsibility.

In the activity below, take a look at some sentences that use phrases with take and decide which of the above five meanings are being used.

Activity 2

Activity 2: In this activity, look again at the five meanings of take which were introduced in the podcast. Match the phrases with take to the five meanings.
Do you know what take means?

Top 10

Our top 10 phrases with 'take'

Take is a very common word and there are hundreds of collocations and phrases that use it. We've looked at lots of phrases with take in this podcast. Some of them are very common and very useful for your everyday English. Here are our top 10 phrases with take that we think are most useful for you to know:

  1. How long will it take?
  2. See you soon. Take care!
  3. Thanks. I'll take a look at it later.
  4. This is going to take ages if we don't hurry up!
  5. Are you going to take the car?
  6. I take after my dad.
  7. If it's not very good you can always take it back to the shop.
  8. Could I take your order, please?
  9. Eat in or take away?
  10. I hate penalty shootouts! Who's going to take ours?

Do you know all of these phrases? When might you use or hear these phrases?

Task 1

Noticing new language in context

This week's task is to listen to conversation five again. Jack is telling Rich that he is thinking of getting a dog. In the conversation, they used lots of phrases that included take. We want you to listen and write down the phrases and think about what they mean in the context of this conversation. If this is difficult, use the transcript to help. Is listening in this way a good way to learn new words and phrases? Do you understand all the phrases? Tell us what they mean in the comments section below or, even better, use some of the phrases in a different context!

Jack wants to TAKE IN a dog but Rich thinks it will TAKE OVER his life. What do these phrases mean?

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What do you think?

In this week’s podcast, Jack played a practical joke on Rich and they spoke about phrases with take.

Have you ever played a practical joke on anyone? Did they take the joke well or did they take it the wrong way?

How do you get to work or school? How long does it take? Can you think of something that takes you ages?

You take a penalty. Can you think of any other football phrases with 'take'?

Look at the task above and listen to Jack and RIch talking about getting a dog. Write your answers below. 

Remember to write your guess at this week's football phrase, too!

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Ahmed Adam Mamado's picture
Ahmed Adam Mamado
24/04/2018
SD
2760
points

I've been listening to a BBC 5 live podcast in which Darren Fletcher with some others were reflecting on Wenger's decision to stepping down from managing Arsenal FC by the end of this campaign. And there were a couple of phrases used with the word 'take'.

● BBC sports news correspondent: 'This is a day we knew had to come at some point, but I'm not sure many people saw it coming today. Erm.... and it really has TAKEN many people BY SURPRISE....'

● Chief Executive of Arsenal: '...and he's made Arsenal famous throughout the world for the style of football we play, Arsenal fans TAKE enormous PRIDE in that....'


Ahmed Adam Mamado's picture
Ahmed Adam Mamado
24/04/2018 12:39
Sudan
Liverpool
2760

I've been listening to a BBC 5 live podcast in which Darren Fletcher with some others were reflecting on Wenger's decision to stepping down from managing Arsenal FC by the end of this campaign. And there were a couple of phrases used with the word 'take'.

● BBC sports news correspondent: 'This is a day we knew had to come at some point, but I'm not sure many people saw it coming today. Erm.... and it really has TAKEN many people BY SURPRISE....'

● Chief Executive of Arsenal: '...and he's made Arsenal famous throughout the world for the style of football we play, Arsenal fans TAKE enormous PRIDE in that....'

zayanshaikh
25/06/2018
OM
107
points

See I told you England were the best dark horses cause they scored 6-1 didn't they ?


zayanshaikh
25/06/2018 05:37
Oman
Chelsea
107

See I told you England were the best dark horses cause they scored 6-1 didn't they ?

Ahmed Adam Mamado's picture
Ahmed Adam Mamado
19/04/2018
SD
2760
points

Correct me, please.

★ A- the questions.
● Palying practical jokes on others is fun. I remember once I told a university classmate after the results had been revealed that we were going to the next class and he would sadly be left behind along with a couple of others more to repeat the year. He painfully looked to the ground for a while and said no word before he made his way to the toilet with a lot of sweat dropping from his face. He believed it, he took it the wrong way!
I don't think he would've gone to the toilet, if I hadn't played my joke on him. Some people are not ready for terrible news, urine would simply come out of nowhere! Just like my friend.

● I take public transport to get to work and it usually takes me about 40 minutes to get there [Military Service offices]. And as soon as I get there, I'll have to take those civilian clothes off and put on the military kit.

The boots should be wiped until they look shining and then worn; the shirt must be tucked in; the trouser-ends should go into the socks; the name label, the badge, the Sudanese flag and all relevant stuff have to be accurately sticked to the chest & shoulder. And one more thing, the hat must be worn in a particular way....To be honest, it takes me ages to get ready!!

● Less than a week from now, the Reds will be TAKING ON Roma in this season's Champions League semifinals. They have to TAKE THE CHALLENGE against a very organised Italian side and try to win the tie. As a Liverpool fan, I hope they'll TAKE THE LEAD early in the first leg.

★ B- TASK

▶ It'll TAKE OVER your life.
(It'll consume most of your time because you'll have to be committed to it).

▶ TAKING it OUT for a walk.
(To let the dog go with you on a walk).

▶ You won't be able TO TAKE trips away...
(To go out on away trips).

▶ ... without TAKING it with you.
(Carrying it with you).

▶You can't TAKE it back.
(To give it back to the place where you took it).

▶To TAKE one in.
(To buy or bring one home).

▶TAKE all kinds of things into account.
(To consider).

▶Will it TAKE to the kids.
(Now, this is really difficult)

★ Here are some phrases in a different context.
◆A new manager is expected to TAKE OVER as Chelsea FC manager.

◆By the time the next European Cup kicks off, I'll have TAKEN an English Language exam.

◆ It's not always possible to TAKE my wallet with me, some trousers have got really small pockets.

◆ No one would deny that Pep Guardiola is doing a brilliant, brilliant work at the Etihad Stadium, breaking records and setting new ones as well, but I think he is TAKING INTO ACCOUNT that he's brought to crack the big one. Because City have already won domestic titles under different mangers recently. And if we look at the money spent, it's quite clear that they now want to get to the next level. I'm talking about winning the Champions League.


Ahmed Adam Mamado's picture
Ahmed Adam Mamado
19/04/2018 04:52
Sudan
Liverpool
2760

Correct me, please.

★ A- the questions.
● Palying practical jokes on others is fun. I remember once I told a university classmate after the results had been revealed that we were going to the next class and he would sadly be left behind along with a couple of others more to repeat the year. He painfully looked to the ground for a while and said no word before he made his way to the toilet with a lot of sweat dropping from his face. He believed it, he took it the wrong way!
I don't think he would've gone to the toilet, if I hadn't played my joke on him. Some people are not ready for terrible news, urine would simply come out of nowhere! Just like my friend.

● I take public transport to get to work and it usually takes me about 40 minutes to get there [Military Service offices]. And as soon as I get there, I'll have to take those civilian clothes off and put on the military kit.

The boots should be wiped until they look shining and then worn; the shirt must be tucked in; the trouser-ends should go into the socks; the name label, the badge, the Sudanese flag and all relevant stuff have to be accurately sticked to the chest & shoulder. And one more thing, the hat must be worn in a particular way....To be honest, it takes me ages to get ready!!

● Less than a week from now, the Reds will be TAKING ON Roma in this season's Champions League semifinals. They have to TAKE THE CHALLENGE against a very organised Italian side and try to win the tie. As a Liverpool fan, I hope they'll TAKE THE LEAD early in the first leg.

★ B- TASK

▶ It'll TAKE OVER your life.
(It'll consume most of your time because you'll have to be committed to it).

▶ TAKING it OUT for a walk.
(To let the dog go with you on a walk).

▶ You won't be able TO TAKE trips away...
(To go out on away trips).

▶ ... without TAKING it with you.
(Carrying it with you).

▶You can't TAKE it back.
(To give it back to the place where you took it).

▶To TAKE one in.
(To buy or bring one home).

▶TAKE all kinds of things into account.
(To consider).

▶Will it TAKE to the kids.
(Now, this is really difficult)

★ Here are some phrases in a different context.
◆A new manager is expected to TAKE OVER as Chelsea FC manager.

◆By the time the next European Cup kicks off, I'll have TAKEN an English Language exam.

◆ It's not always possible to TAKE my wallet with me, some trousers have got really small pockets.

◆ No one would deny that Pep Guardiola is doing a brilliant, brilliant work at the Etihad Stadium, breaking records and setting new ones as well, but I think he is TAKING INTO ACCOUNT that he's brought to crack the big one. Because City have already won domestic titles under different mangers recently. And if we look at the money spent, it's quite clear that they now want to get to the next level. I'm talking about winning the Champions League.

Emerson_Lenz
17/04/2018
BR
97
points

Once, I and my colleagues played a pratical joke on other colleague. We said that him won the prize in the school and he went, happy, to get the prize, but he didn't won the prize, so he back embarassed. He took the joke right.

I took the bus to went to the university when I studied. It takes me 40 minutes to went from the city center until university.

Football phrases - He take a yellow card; The player take the corner.


Emerson_Lenz
17/04/2018 20:32
Brazil
Manchester United
97

Once, I and my colleagues played a pratical joke on other colleague. We said that him won the prize in the school and he went, happy, to get the prize, but he didn't won the prize, so he back embarassed. He took the joke right.

I took the bus to went to the university when I studied. It takes me 40 minutes to went from the city center until university.

Football phrases - He take a yellow card; The player take the corner.

Snaapi Seb
16/04/2018
FR
69
points

Task 1 :
He‘ll take over your life ⇒ Having a dog takes a big part of your life.
Taking it out for walks ⇒ Things to do
You won’t be able to take trips away without taking it with you ⇒ Things to do
You can’t take it back once you got it ⇒ You can’t change of mind and bring back the dog because you’re lazy.
It’ll be nice to take one in ⇒ To choose one in rescue center
You have to take all kind of things in to account … ⇒ You have to think that a dog involve lot of things. ⇒ You should take full responsibility.

Comments :
Once, we took off the windscreen wipers from a friend's. He took it in the wrong way. He was furious because he thought they were broken...

I commute to work by bicycle. It takes me 15 minutes.
When i studied in Bordeaux, it took me ages (more than 7 hours) to came back in Normandy to saw my family.

You take a corner, Buffon took a red card. It's still work ?


Snaapi Seb
16/04/2018 14:07
France
Liverpool
69

Task 1 :
He‘ll take over your life ⇒ Having a dog takes a big part of your life.
Taking it out for walks ⇒ Things to do
You won’t be able to take trips away without taking it with you ⇒ Things to do
You can’t take it back once you got it ⇒ You can’t change of mind and bring back the dog because you’re lazy.
It’ll be nice to take one in ⇒ To choose one in rescue center
You have to take all kind of things in to account … ⇒ You have to think that a dog involve lot of things. ⇒ You should take full responsibility.

Comments :
Once, we took off the windscreen wipers from a friend's. He took it in the wrong way. He was furious because he thought they were broken...

I commute to work by bicycle. It takes me 15 minutes.
When i studied in Bordeaux, it took me ages (more than 7 hours) to came back in Normandy to saw my family.

You take a corner, Buffon took a red card. It's still work ?

Rich's picture
Rich
16/04/2018
ES
364
points

Hi Snaapi Seb

Thanks for your message. Your answers are detailed and correct. The only thing I can correct is that we say 'He took it the wrong way' rather than 'he took it in the wrong way' but it might be better to say 'he took it badly' here.

Buffon took a red card doesn't really work. It would be better to say he got a red card. You could say that he took it badly, though!

You can say take a yellow or red card but the situation is usually when you foul on purpose to stop the other team scoring. You'd rather take a card than concede a goal.

Thanks for your message!

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team


Rich's picture
Rich
16/04/2018 14:12
Spain
Liverpool
364

Hi Snaapi Seb

Thanks for your message. Your answers are detailed and correct. The only thing I can correct is that we say 'He took it the wrong way' rather than 'he took it in the wrong way' but it might be better to say 'he took it badly' here.

Buffon took a red card doesn't really work. It would be better to say he got a red card. You could say that he took it badly, though!

You can say take a yellow or red card but the situation is usually when you foul on purpose to stop the other team scoring. You'd rather take a card than concede a goal.

Thanks for your message!

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

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elghoul
16/04/2018
DZ
2804
points

I am not fan of playing jokes on somebody. I am scared that that they took them badly.

It takes ages to get to Algiers in car although it is only one hundred kms from here.

You can take a corner or a throw in during a football match. You can also take in a defender and pass next to him with the ball.

football phrase, ********.


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elghoul
16/04/2018 13:05
Algeria
Arsenal
2804

I am not fan of playing jokes on somebody. I am scared that that they took them badly.

It takes ages to get to Algiers in car although it is only one hundred kms from here.

You can take a corner or a throw in during a football match. You can also take in a defender and pass next to him with the ball.

football phrase, ********.

kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
16/04/2018
GH
4584
points

To take a turn at a junction.


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kwesimanifest
16/04/2018 08:17
Ghana
Manchester United
4584

To take a turn at a junction.

kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
16/04/2018
GH
4584
points

I took me about half an hour to get to school but currently it takes me about an hour and half to get to work.


kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
16/04/2018 08:16
Ghana
Manchester United
4584

I took me about half an hour to get to school but currently it takes me about an hour and half to get to work.

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kwesimanifest
16/04/2018
GH
4584
points

So on April 1st lots of pranks are played around. I remember pulling one on a friend who had to leave a far destination to come home only to realize it was a prank.
He was furious I had to help pay his fare to appease him.


kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
16/04/2018 08:14
Ghana
Manchester United
4584

So on April 1st lots of pranks are played around. I remember pulling one on a friend who had to leave a far destination to come home only to realize it was a prank.
He was furious I had to help pay his fare to appease him.

kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
16/04/2018
GH
4584
points

This week's phrase is ********


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kwesimanifest
16/04/2018 07:59
Ghana
Manchester United
4584

This week's phrase is ********

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Ahmed Adam Mamado
15/04/2018
SD
2760
points

It won't be pleasing to miss out on the football phrase two weeks in a row. This week's please could be a '********'


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Ahmed Adam Mamado
15/04/2018 15:40
Sudan
Liverpool
2760

It won't be pleasing to miss out on the football phrase two weeks in a row. This week's please could be a '********'

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baktislam
15/04/2018
ID
48
points

The football phrase is ********


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baktislam
15/04/2018 02:20
Indonesia
Liverpool
48

The football phrase is ********

lakerwang
13/04/2018
CN
237
points

"Taking it out" means "going out with it"; "take trips"="go for a journey"; "taking it with you"="carrying it with you"; "take it back"="return it back"; "take one in"="adopt one in"; "take all kinds of things into account"="think about all kinds of things"; "take to the kids" means "like the kids", I suppose, but am not sure.
While playing football, you could take a foul, and take a yellow card or a red card.
This week's football phrase is "********".


lakerwang
13/04/2018 17:25
China
Chelsea
237

"Taking it out" means "going out with it"; "take trips"="go for a journey"; "taking it with you"="carrying it with you"; "take it back"="return it back"; "take one in"="adopt one in"; "take all kinds of things into account"="think about all kinds of things"; "take to the kids" means "like the kids", I suppose, but am not sure.
While playing football, you could take a foul, and take a yellow card or a red card.
This week's football phrase is "********".

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Rich
17/04/2018
ES
364
points

Hi Lakerwang,

Sorry for not replying earlier. I'm not sure about taking a yellow/red card apart from in specific circumstances. Take a look at my answer to Snappi Seb further up this thread.

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team


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Rich
17/04/2018 21:45
Spain
Liverpool
364

Hi Lakerwang,

Sorry for not replying earlier. I'm not sure about taking a yellow/red card apart from in specific circumstances. Take a look at my answer to Snappi Seb further up this thread.

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

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Liubomyr
13/04/2018
UA
2970
points

I think that this week’s football phrase is a '********’.


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Liubomyr
13/04/2018 14:09
Ukraine
Watford
2970

I think that this week’s football phrase is a '********’.

milos
13/04/2018
RS
1786
points

This week's is a ********


milos
13/04/2018 07:12
Serbia
Manchester United
1786

This week's is a ********

sabanoleg
12/04/2018
UA
1903
points

This week's phrase is a"********".


sabanoleg
12/04/2018 16:47
Ukraine
Arsenal
1903

This week's phrase is a"********".

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admin
12/04/2018
GB
334
points

Well done Sabanoleg!


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admin
12/04/2018 17:30
United Kingdom
Arsenal
334

Well done Sabanoleg!

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Skills: Listening

Vocabulary: Phrases with take

Task: Work out some difficult phrases from context