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Take off

A sharp increase in the price of a stock, or a positive movement of the market as a whole.
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Take Off

Informal; to increase significantly in price in a short period of time. A security may take off, for example, if analysts raise its profile unexpectedly or if it belongs to an industry that is in favor at a certain period of time. Taking off is often unsustainable unless a security's fundamental information justifies it.
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"It's good to learn early on in the year what you need to improve on, if you were taken off because of your performance."
A Manchester Airport spokesman said passengers were taken off as a "precautionary measure".
Councillor Charlene O'Hara said: "I would call on anyone with any information whatsoever to contact the PSNI so that the culprits can be taken off the streets."
Miller, after playing for Scotland against Macedonia in midweek, was taken off just after the hour mark with Darren Matlocks taking his place.
The average number of days taken off sick in the private sector in 2007-8 was six days, according to the CBI, while for the public sector in the UK, the average was 9.8 days.
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Since February, 141 Hackney carriages have been checked and 37 - 26.2 per cent - have been taken off the roads needing immediate repairs.
The "non-essential" workers were taken off the Shell-operated rig by four helicopters and a Nimrod aircraft.
Many of the "non-essential" workers taken off the Shell-operated rig, were dropped off at Shell's nearby North Cormorant platform by four helicopters and a Nimrod aircraft while the blaze was brought under control.
They conjecture that when Clark spent some time in prison for forgery, he was taken off the database, and someone forgot to put him back on when he was released from prison.
The single-engine Chipmunk had just taken off from Prestwick Airport, Ayrshire.
This is called 'registering' your account to have interest paid without tax taken off.