[ UK /tˈe‍ɪkɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈteɪkɪŋ/ ]
  1. the act of someone who picks up or takes something
    the pickings were easy
    clothing could be had for the taking
  1. very attractive; capturing interest
    something inexpressibly taking in his manner
    a winning personality
    a fetching new hairstyle
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How To Use taking In A Sentence

  • I am thinking about taking one row of raspberries away, maybe exchange the other one as well for a newer kind with bigger berries in, so we can have a bit more room for flowers along the allotment border.
  • Kids sneaking into and R-rated film and having to be kicked out after a few minutes by n usher is one thing, but when the parents are taking them is another. R-Rated Movies: How Young Is Too Young? « FirstShowing.net
  • Meanwhile, Mr. Christie is taking the same tact in what he described as a "passionate" relationship with Mr. Sweeney, who has the power to single-handedly block bills. Christie, Sweeney in Standoff Over Funds
  • Thrice a day, the performers have been taking to the stage under the massive fireproof tents, which can accommodate up to 2,500 viewers.
  • Another group of supervisors from light manufacturing industry are undertaking a conversion course to catering supervisor.
  • It's worth taking chances when you're shooting at a chance of fame and wealth.
  • Taking up the whole stage included three guitarists, a bass player, one on drums, and a xylophonist, but this time no microphone in sight. FasterLouder.com.au > Your Access All Areas pass to the latest in Australian rock music! News, Reviews, Photos, Forums and more
  • Young barristers undertaking publicly funded work frequently earn very little in their first years. Times, Sunday Times
  • Parts of all three vases were mingled together and the position of each piece had to be painstakingly documented to aid the reconstruction. Times, Sunday Times
  • What I really liked, from my white boy point-of-view, was Eddie taking a brief second to explain his continual usage of the N-word: because its power is lessened the more it's used.
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