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taken

  
1    Taken is the past participle of take.  
2       adj   If you are takenwith something or someone, you are very interested in them or attracted to them.  
INFORMAL   v-link ADJ, usu ADJ with n  
She seems very taken with the idea...     
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adj.
(about persons) not to be trusted; dangerous
n.
[child] to be sent to a care organization run by the social services, or to be looked after by foster parents
exp.
be/not be interested in getting married and having a family
exp.
not to be able to act like a man, be a pussy
slang
v.
to be lost
he went missing my dog went missing for three days
v.
not to include something
I want to try a diet that excludes dairy products.
exp.
to be unable to think for oneself
used in a condescending way
adj.
able to be seen
[US] Ex.: the car in front of us was visible because we had the lights on
exp.
to be left in a state of confusion or uncertainty
exp.
wait for something, usually linked to a previous event, to happen; expect something that can not be avoided to happen
exp.
to be likely to do something
banks set to miss lending targets
adj.
to be gutsy means to have guts
to be gutsy: avoir du cran
n.
a care order is an official instruction (made by a judge or magistrate) that a child should be taken into care
adj.
always thinking of what other people want and being anxious not to disturb them
I want to be a considerate person who always help friends when they are in trouble.
v.
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
exp.
A thing which ought to be perfectly vertical but which through fault is slanting is said to be off plumb.
exp.
"to be up for it" means to be willing to participate
she's really up for it: elle est partante
n.
a person paid by the state to work in the interests of the nation who considers it to be a ‘right’ to be able abuse his or her authority to ensure personal gain for himself or herself at the expense of the nation…
neologism ... created on some blog
n.
Something that as soon as it is done becomes decided upon to repeat the next year and years to come. Does not necessarily have to had been done previous years to be defined an instant tradition.
n.
the process of reaching a conclusion about something because of other things that you know to be true
[US] I often find my stuff by using deduction but sometimes it doesn't help at all.
n.
Someone (usually a young man) who tries unsuccessfully to be funny by making lame jokes and doing stupid things
US English, colloquial
exp.
User’s online presence that hold the potential to be the key to ones online identity, value and worth.
[Tech.]
exp.
home is the best place to be no matter where it is
exp.
expression used for warning that, although something seems to be over, settled, new events that could change the situation may occur
syn.: "it ain't over till it's over"
exp.
when you are happy, people will want to be around you and share your happiness, but when you are sad, people will avoid you.
adj.
perceived visually
E.g. How much of the info taken in by the eye do we memorize? (meaning: How much of what we see do we remember?)

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