Definition of take to phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

take to

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

    take to something

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  1. 1 to go away to a place, especially to escape from danger The rebels took to the hills.
  2. 2to begin to do something as a habit take to doing something I've taken to waking up very early.
  3. 3to develop an ability for something She took to tennis as if she'd been playing all her life.

take to somebody/something

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to start liking someone or something I took to my new boss immediately. He hasn't taken to his new school.
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