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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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Last year 58% in the region took an average of 11 sick days compared with 54% in London where teachers took sick leave and were absent for an average of eight days.
A TEENAGE gamekeeper who took sick photos of his dogs savaging a cat was fined pounds 200 yesterday.
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A DAY centre nurse who lost her job after she took sick leave was awarded EUR35,000 yesterday by the Labour Court.
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He then took sick pictures ] of the boy in his school uni-, form, before emailing them to fellow perverts.
The Mirror can reveal that prisoners have threatened to kill the pair, who took sick photos of their crimes.