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    #1

    take out vs take away

    " Shall we grab a take out from a pizza place." Is it take out or take away?

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    #2

    Re: take out vs take away

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    " Shall we grab a take out from a pizza place." Is it take out or take away?
    I think "take out" is AmE, "take away" is BrE.

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    #3

    Re: take out vs take away

    I agree that "take out" is AmE. (It's very commonly used here.) I have never heard "take away" used in that sense.


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    #4

    Re: take out vs take away

    You do hear take out in the UK- places ask 'Eat in of take out?' sometimes.

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