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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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Lenz likened taking away recess from kids with ADHD to taking away food from a person with low blood sugar who has become irritable.
The complaint you published about the council's service for taking away large unwanted items like fridges or TVs (Not Keen On TV, 20.11.06) does not tell the full story.
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If you take away the rink you will be taking away a lot more than just a building, you will be taking away our fun things in life!
The toss is an integral part of cricket matches and taking away toss is taking away the challenge winning captain has of making the right decision.on winning the toss'.