take something away


take something away
Brit. another way of saying take something out (sense 2)

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ˌtake sthaˈway derived
1. to make a feeling, pain, etc. disappear

I was given some pills to take away the pain.

2. (BrE) (NAmE ˌtake sthˈout) to buy cooked food at a restaurant and carry it away to eat, for example at home

Two burgers to take away, please.

related noun takeaway, takeout
Main entry:takederived

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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