2016년 10월 12일 수요일

Dic/ some usages/ take in


─ If you take something in, you pay attention to it and understand it when you hear it or read it.
─ to understand or absorb something that you hear or read; to accept something as true.

  • Lesley explains possible treatments but you can tell she's not taking it in.
  • Gazing up into his eyes, she seemed to take in all he said.
  • I read the whole page without taking anything in.
  • He just couldn't take in what had happened.

─ If you take something in, you see all of it at the same time or with just one look.
─ to notice something with your eyes.
  • The eyes behind the lenses were dark and quick-moving, taking in everything at a glance.
  • He took in every detail of her appearance.
  • She started to relax and take in her surroundings.

 ... COBUILD, Oxford Phrasal Verbs Dictionary for Learners of English

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