take courage from something


take courage from something
take courage from something phrase
to feel more confident and hopeful because of something

We can take courage from his success.

Thesaurus: to be, or to become happy or happiersynonym
Main entry: courage

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  • take courage (from something) — take courage (from sth) idiom to begin to feel happier and more confident because of sth Main entry: ↑courageidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • take courage from something — to feel more confident and hopeful because of something We can take courage from his success …   English dictionary

  • take away from — PHRASAL VERB If something takes away from an achievement, success, or quality, or takes something away from it, it makes it seem lower in value or worth than it should be. [V P P n] It s starting to rain again. Not enough to take away from the… …   English dictionary

  • courage — cour|age [ kʌrıdʒ ] noun uncount ** the ability to do something that you know is right or good, even though it is dangerous, frightening, or very difficult: She has shown immense courage in opposing a corrupt and violent regime. have the courage… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • courage */*/ — UK [ˈkʌrɪdʒ] / US noun [uncountable] a) the ability to do something that you know is right or good, even though it is dangerous, frightening, or very difficult She has shown immense courage in opposing a corrupt and violent regime. have the… …   English dictionary

  • take — take1 W1S1 [teık] v past tense took [tuk] past participle taken [ˈteıkən] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(action)¦ 2¦(move)¦ 3¦(remove)¦ 4¦(time/money/effort etc)¦ 5¦(accept)¦ 6¦(hold something)¦ 7¦(travel)¦ 8 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • take — take1 [ teık ] (past tense took [ tuk ] ; past participle tak|en [ teıkən ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 move something/someone ▸ 2 cause someone/something to move ▸ 3 perform action ▸ 4 need something ▸ 5 accept ▸ 6 win prize/election ▸ 7 reach out and get ▸… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Take — Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • take — I UK [teɪk] / US verb Word forms take : present tense I/you/we/they take he/she/it takes present participle taking past tense took UK [tʊk] / US past participle taken UK [ˈteɪkən] / US *** 1) [transitive] to move something or someone from one… …   English dictionary

  • take — I [[t]te͟ɪk[/t]] USED WITH NOUNS DESCRIBING ACTIONS ♦ takes, taking, took, taken (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… …   English dictionary