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    take out an ad in a journal

    Dear all,

    What is the exact meaning of "take out" in the folowing context:

    "He took out an ad in New York Times blaming the child molestation crisis in hte church on homosexual priest in the church"

    Thanks a lot.

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    Re: take out an ad in a journal

    Quote Originally Posted by maiabulela View Post
    Dear all,

    What is the exact meaning of "take out" in the folowing context:

    "He took out an ad in New York Times blaming the child molestation crisis in hte church on homosexual priest in the church"

    Thanks a lot.
    In BrE we would say "He put an ad(vertisement) in the NYT. For some reason Americans "take out" ads.

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    Re: take out an ad in a journal

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    In BrE we would say "He put an ad(vertisement) in the NYT. For some reason Americans "take out" ads.
    What would "take out" literally mean in this context?

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    Re: take out an ad in a journal

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    In BrE we would say "He put an ad(vertisement) in the NYT. For some reason Americans "take out" ads.
    You mean like "publish" an ad?

    Thanks.

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    Re: take out an ad in a journal

    Quote Originally Posted by maiabulela View Post
    You mean like "publish" an ad?

    Thanks.
    Yes.

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    Re: take out an ad in a journal

    Purchase an ad.

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