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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TAKE OUT

And now, Uncle Paul, if you don't object I'll take out my pipe and have a smoke.

She made a move to take out his watch chain but Yates stopped her.

Before you put them into the soup, take out the head, and the other meat.

Then take out the hams, rub them with bran and smoke them for a fortnight.

Then take out the pieces of melon-rind and spread them on dishes to cool.

Then take out the jar and strain the essence of the beef into a bowl.

The young man said quietly to the steward, "Take out the portmanteau, please."

So now we begin—we stop all our fighting—we take out this boat—all our comrades on board!

Then take out the best pieces of giblet, trim them neatly, and set them aside.

Then take out the calf's head and strain the stock into a clean pan.

WORD ORIGIN

in reference to food prepared at a restaurant but not eaten there, 1941, from take (v.) + out. British equivalent takeaway is recorded from 1964.

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