Definition of take a or the hint in English:
Understand and act on what someone is implying or suggesting: she tried to put him off but he didn’t take the hint
More example sentences
- Cloud took the hint and latched his arms around both my legs when I jumped.
- Hilary kept at it, not taking the hint that Lavenna didn't want to talk about it.
- Meeting Faolan's eye, I yawn suggestively, and he takes the hint.
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