take good care meaning, take good care definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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take

  
[1]     ( takes    3rd person present)   ( taking    present participle)   ( took    past tense)   ( taken    past participle  )   (USED WITH NOUNS DESCRIBING ACTIONS)  
Take is used in combination with a wide range of nouns, where the meaning of the combination is mostly given by the noun. Many of these combinations are common idiomatic expressions whose meanings can be found at the appropriate nouns. For example, the expression take care is explained at care.     
1       verb   You can use take followed by a noun to talk about an action or event, when it would also be possible to use the verb that is related to that noun. For example, you can say `she took a shower' instead of `she showered'.  
Betty took a photograph of us...      V n  
I've never taken a holiday since starting this job...      V n  
There's not enough people willing to take the risk...      V n  
2       verb   In ordinary spoken or written English, people use take with a range of nouns instead of using a more specific verb. For example people often say `he took control' or `she took a positive attitude' instead of `he assumed control' or `she adopted a positive attitude'.  
The Patriotic Front took power after a three-month civil war...      V n  
I felt it was important for women to join and take a leading role...      V n  
Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
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exp.
sleep for a short period of time, have a light sleep
exp.
go for something, take one's chances
exp.
go out in the street to protest
adj.
having good taste
exp.
I can't understand it, I can't believe it, I can't accept it
exp.
to take OR bring somebody down a notch means to make them behave less arrogantly or proudly.
exp.
to take OR turn OR bring something down a notch means to decrease its intensity
n.
A social club started at Port Royal by Samuel de Champlain to help pass the long and cold winter nights. Each person took turns being host for an evening and serving his fellow man.
n.
a care order is an official instruction (made by a judge or magistrate) that a child should be taken into care
n.
child care provided by foster parents
n.
1. a package containing food, clothes or other items that the receiver has difficulties in procuring by himself; 2. a package containing small gifts for close persons
n.
Intensive Care
Pompous
n.
care home
exp.
humanitarian compassive care for avoiding suffering of a terminal state patient
Medical term
n.
care provided for old or sick people or children in a residential facility ("home")
n.
paraprofessional registered physician assistants like nurses
Needs disambiguation with Paramedic when traduction in other languages
n.
1 Ambulance and Primary Care medical emergencies 2 Ambulance Emergency Care
adj.
all right; good, OK, satisfactory
informal
exp.
be in a good shape
exp.
tenderness, love and care
acronym
exp.
he is a very good seller
exp.
get drunk or take drugs; get high
exp.
take credit for another person's accomplishment
n.
Mobile Intensive Care Unit ambulance
Medical term; ALS or Intensive Care professionals on board
n.
[child] to be sent to a care organization run by the social services, or to be looked after by foster parents
n.
ATLS Pre hospital critical care
n.
MICU for Intensive Care seeking Neonates

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