- For Teachers
Meaning: Absorb information
Example: The lecture was rather boring and I didn't TAKE IN much of what the lecturer said.
Example: She TOOK me IN with her story until someone told me the truth.
Meaning: Make clothes smaller
Example: The jacket was far too big around the shoulders, so I had it TAKEN IN so that I could wear it.
Meaning: Assume care or support
Example: The family TOOK IN the three homeless kittens.