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An example use of take in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… it managed to you know take it out on a …”
Take means to carry away or to get possession of something.
the word take occurs in english on average 717.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that take can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;
2) people, society, and culture;