On the take meaning

What does the saying 'On the take' mean?

Idiom: On the take

Meaning: Someone who is stealing from work is on the take.

Country: British English British English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used

Meaning: This is used as a term to describe someone in a position of authority who is corrupt, someone who will take money in exchange for doing something for the person paying that may be illegal.

Country: International English | Subject Area: Police & Crime | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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