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(1) To agree to buy. A dealer or customer who agrees to buy at another dealer's offered price is said to take the offer. (2) Euro bankers speak of taking deposits rather than buying money.
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Take a Position

The state of owning or owing a security or other asset. One has a long position when one owns something, while one has a short position when something is sold, especially sold short. See also: Close a position.
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To accept the price at which a dealer offers a security.
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(1) A generic term meaning to acquire title by whatever means, such as by deed, by will, by purchase,or by gift,to name a few.(2) A common expression for a condemnation under the power of eminent domain.

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1.267(f)-1(c)(1), the matching and acceleration rules are not applied to affect the attributes of an item or cause it to be taken into account before it is taken into account under the member's method of accounting on a separate-entity basis.
The few that have managed to get out have only taken a handful of fish to around 3lb from very close in, with bait taking the most fish in the coloured water.
In analyzing more than 60,000 medical records from three hospitals, Wolozin and his colleagues documented the prevalence of Alzheimer's disease among elderly patients in general and among the subgroups who had taken statins or other drugs used to treat heart disease or high blood pressure.
As for the en form (taken), it occurs in the context of the perfect tense.
Private boats have also taken good numbers of codling to 4lb all along the coast, and a few pollock to 6lb, especially between Amble and St Abbs.
David Airey took one of 4lb 12oz in Whitley Bay's match won by Chris Stringer with four cod for 8lb 6oz taken from the Old Pipe End.
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As per said police officer the medical reports confirmed she was taken poisonous pills but also confirmed she was molested.
Similarly, when John Edwards had the opportunity to have sex with his video journalist, if his marriage and political career would have ended the same day, he would probably not have taken the risk.
A Red Duiker (Pending Number 2 World Record) taken by Jerry Waite with his bow in Mozambique.
Housing Authority, five years, incumbent Sam Gonyea had not taken out papers when The Item went to press; former Housing Authority member Esteban Mendoza did take out papers for the seat.
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