A helicopter is able to take off and land straight up or down.
He took off his wet shoes.
Who took the knob off the door?
When his wife was sick he took off from work.
The new type of cell phones has really taken off.
His business began to take off when he was in his forties.
He reached up to the third shelf of the bookcase and took down a dictionary.
He read out the names and his secretary took them down.
The farmers took in the lost travelers for the night.
The boys could not take in his meaning.
The study of physics takes in many different subjects.
We were completely taken in by her story.
After his father died, Bill took on the management of the factory.
Is the supermarket taking on any more assis- tant?
The city has taken on a new look.
So many young men want to take up writing.
Then she took up the task of getting the breakfast.
He dropped medicine and took up physics.
☞ 占去 （时间或空间）
The meeting took up the whole morning.
The table takes up too much room.
I'd like to take up your offer of a ride into town.