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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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In addition note the following phrases: will be taken; can be taken; may be taken; has been taken; could have been taken; is being taken; are being taken; was taken (eg The decision was taken or He was taken round the hall); was taking (eg The chairman was taking his time).
Anglers aboard JFK TWO took 30 decent fish, with Mark Francis taking a ling of 13lb and cod to 7lb, with around ten pollock in the 5-6lb range taken with one going 8.5lb also taken.
The best known of the "never a taking" per se rules is the "nuisance exception." Actions directed at controlling common law nuisances are deemed not to be takings, even when they have devastating effects on private property.
But taking roughly 1,000 mg a day before and while you're sick may make your cold milder and shorten it by half a day or so.
Education and encouragement are important reasons why people choose to begin and stay committed to taking a disease-modifying drug over time, most experts agree.
After taking methylphenidate, four volunteers reported mystical experiences as well.
However, he knew that he would never accomplish his entrepreneurial dream without stepping out of his comfort zone and taking a chance.
The majority of participants had never taken an assessment course before (n = 56 or 91.8%); only 5 (8.2%) indicated taking taken an assessment course previously.
In the study, only those people who were also taking steroids--which have complications of their own--had lower rates of serious gastrointestinal complications.
Of course, the government cannot act without some repercussion, for property owners subject to a taking must receive "just compensation." New York's statutes, such as the Eminent Domain Procedure Law ("EDPL") and the New York and United States Constitutions define and govern the procedures whereby land may be taken and all require that property owners be provided "just compensation." While that value is calculated by an appraiser of the government's choosing, should there be a dispute, the property owner may litigate the valuation in a judicial forum.
At its core, the Paid Family Leave Act gives eligible employees up to six weeks (within a 12-month period) of partial wage replacement when taking a leave for one of the following: