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take off in take British & World English

(Of an aircraft or bird) become airborne

take one's hat off to British & World English

State one’s admiration for (someone who has achieved something)

take someone off in take British & World English

Mimic someone humorously

take something off in take British & World English

Remove clothing from one’s or another’s body

take one's hat off to in hat British & World English

State one’s admiration for (someone who has achieved something)

take the edge off in edge British & World English

Reduce the intensity or effect of (something unpleasant or severe)

the gloves are off in glove British & World English

Used to express the notion that something will be done in an uncompromising or ruthless way

take the lid off in lid British & World English

Reveal unwelcome secrets about

take the shine off in shine British & World English

Spoil the brilliance or excitement of

put years on someone in year British & World English

Make someone feel or look older (or younger)

cannot take one's eyes off in eye British & World English

Be unable to stop looking at someone or something because they are so interesting, attractive, etc.

keep one's eye on the ball in ball1 British & World English

Keep (or fail to keep) one’s attention focused on the matter in hand

take a load off someone's mind in load British & World English

Bring someone relief from anxiety

take the gilt off the gingerbread in gingerbread British & World English

Make something no longer attractive or desirable

take one's hat off to in hat English Thesaurus

he was truly magnificent and I take my hat off to him