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    I am looking for an Intransitive phrasal verb's example sentence
    in dictionaries though, I couldn't find it.
    So, could you help me and teach me an example,
    using " take over " (meaning: assume command)
    as an Intransitive phrasal verb?

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    From take over - Wiktionary
    take over (idiomatic, intransitive)

    To become more successful than someone or something else.
    • Buzz Lightyear has taken over from Woody as the most popular children's toy.
    • Tiger Woods has taken over as the top golfer.
    From take over - Idioms - by the Free Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.
    take over (transitive--with ellipsis or implied)

    To get control of something.
    • The new director made changes the minute she took over [the division]
    • We are ready to hand over power as soon as there is someone ready to take it over.

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    Default sort out probes

    hello,

    kindlt sort this one .its confuse to me .
    This morning I ran into Tom ,an old friend on my way to school . (means that you met unexpectedly)

    I ran across the information while looking for a recipe. (means to find something, discovered)

    thanks !!!


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    Default Re: sort out probes

    Quote Originally Posted by musiclover45 View Post
    hello,

    kindlt sort this one .its confuse to me .
    This morning I ran into Tom ,an old friend on my way to school . (means that you met unexpectedly)

    I ran across the information while looking for a recipe. (means to find something, discovered)

    thanks !!!


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    You seem to have the meanings correctly. What don't you understand?

    In future, please start your own thread rather than using someone else's
    Last edited by BobK; 06-Aug-2008 at 16:09. Reason: Link queered

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    Default Re: sort out probes

    Quote Originally Posted by musiclover45 View Post
    Of course he didn't want an answer Anglika! Another phrasal verb comes to mind: to tout for business; I've crippled the URL in this post, and will get rid of his original.

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    Last edited by BobK; 06-Aug-2008 at 22:02. Reason: Fix typo

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    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    Of course he didn't want an answer Anglika! Another phrasal verb come to mind: to tout for business; I've crippled the URL in this post, and will get rid of his original.

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    Thanks - was waiting to see if he came back Have you found his other post yet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Thanks - was waiting to see if he came back Have you found his other post yet?
    - just did.

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