The conjugation of the verb to Take / tʊ teɪk /
The main meaning of the verb to Take is to acquire something,
or get possession of something.
However, this verb can be used in a number of different ways:
- To reach out and get something. For example: I’m taking the plate from the kitchen.
- To remove something. For example: Please take that book off the table.
- To study a particular theme or subject. For example: I’m taking extra maths & history this term.
- To get a photograph. For example: Can you ask the waiter to take a picture of us all together.
- To get a measurement. For example: I must take the window measurement for the new curtains.
- To get money from selling something. For example: How much did we take on the lottery last week?
- To use a type of transport. For example: I take the train to work every day.
- To use food or drink. For example: Do you take sugar in your tea?
- To wear a particular size. For example: I take a size 39 shoe.
- To think in a particular manner. For example: If I correct his answer, he might take it the wrong way.
|Simple||I take||I took||I will take|
|Continuous||I am taking||I was taking||I will be taking|
|Perfect||I have taken||I had taken||I will have taken|
|Perfect Continuous||I have been taking||I had been taking||I will have been taking|
|Conditional||I would take||I would have taken|
|Cond. Continuous||I would be taking||I would have been taking|
|Simple||I don’t take||I didn’t take||I won’t take|
|Continuous||I’m not taking||I wasn’t taking||I won’t be taking|
|Perfect||I haven’t taken||I hadn’t taken||I won’t have taken|
|Perfect Continuous||I haven’t been taking||I hadn’t been taking||I won’t have been taking|
|Conditional||I wouldn’t take||I wouldn’t have taken|
|Cond. Continuous||I wouldn’t be taking||I wouldn’t have been taking|