Took in a sentence

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Definition of Took

  • imp. of Take.

How to use took in a sentence. Took pronunciation.

That mind has generous moments, David, for he took to being thankful for thy knocks.
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After visiting Jasper Kimber at Heddington, as I came back over the hill by the path we all took that day after the Meeting-Ebn Ezra Bey, my father, Elder Fairley, and thee and me-I drew near the chairmaker's but where thee lived alone all those sad months.
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David knew that he ran risks, that his confidence invited the occasional madness of a fanatical mind, which makes murder of the infidel a passport to heaven; but as a man he took his chances, and as a Christian he believed he would suffer no mortal hurt till his appointed time.
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If he took with his right hand he gave with his left; and Mahommedan as well as Copt and Armenian, and beggars of every race and creed, hung about his doors each morning to receive the food and alms he gave freely.
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Escape, he knew, there was none, if his death was determined on; for spies were everywhere, and slaves in the pay of Kaid were everywhere, and such as were not could be bought or compelled, even if he took refuge in the house of a foreign consul.
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Was this, then, the way that murderers felt, that men felt who took human life-so frozen, so little a part of their surroundings?
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He found the slight wound on the temple, then took the candle from Nahoum and held it close to the corner of the marble pedestal.
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He took it out and looked at it lovingly.
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To-day I know that in the Palace where I was summoned to my first: duty with the Prince, every step I took was shadowed, every motion recorded, every look or word noted and set down.
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A gasping sound came from the chair where Hylda sat; but he took no notice.
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He took up his hat.
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David seated himself, took the stem of a narghileh in his mouth for an instant, then laid it down again and waited.
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Kaid's face had set into fierce resolution, but as he took the amulet his eyes softened. "Zaida.
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Laying it down, he took another and wrote but a few words-to Achmet and Diaz.
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But I laughed also when I took a dagger and stole from the harem to find him in the quarters beyond the women's gate.
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Kaid made a gesture of assent, sat down, and took the stem of a narghileh between his lips.
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He took a step forward.
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Kaid took a step forward.
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The Secretary and I took quarters in the "ranch" of a worthy French lady by the name of Bridget O'Flannigan, a camp follower of his Excellency the Governor.
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When we added a painted oilcloth window curtain, we simply took our lives into our own hands.
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Examples of Took

Example #1
Now for the strange thing I hinted.
Example #2
He welcomed me, and soon opened his whole mind.
Example #3
It was late evening; the sun had set.
Example #4
He was more Oriental, more fatalist, than he knew.
Example #5
A foreigner of this character they had never before seen, with coat buttoned up like an Egyptian official in the presence of his superior, and this wide, droll hat on his head.