字幕表 動画を再生する 英語字幕をプリント Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Verb Phrase 177. The verb phrase today is " take in" and we have 10 meanings and uses for the verb phrase " take in . " It's a very common verb phrase and it could have many different meanings. All right. We'll give at least one example maybe two for each use here. So let's look at the first one. The first one means to allow someone to live in one's home. Okay. After my sister lost her job and got kicked out of her apartment I took my sister and her children in and they lived with me for three years. Okay. So you took them in. You allowed them to live in your house. This is the first use that we have of to take in. Okay. Let's look at number two here. To understand or appreciate something that one is experiencing. All right. We got two for this one. Let's look at the first one. Let's sit for a few minutes I want to take in the view. So this is what you're experiencing and you want to appreciate it. You want to appreciate the view. So you want to take in the view. Okay. And the second one here is ... They use too many technical words and I couldn't take it all in. So this one is understand. It means you couldn't understand it all. You couldn't take it all in. Your brain couldn't absorb it all. Maybe the words were too technical. Okay the third meaning here. To admit somebody usually in to you know, with an institution like schools are an institution. The example here we use is with a hospital. So here's the example. That hospital is completely full. Maybe they don't have any beds left. They are not taking in any more patients. So they're not allowing any more to come in. They're not admitting any more. Okay. Number four. To make one's clothes smaller narrower or shorter. Okay. So here's the example I bought this beautiful dress in ... at a second hands store. But it was the wrong size. So I took it to a tailor and had it taken in. So maybe she made it either shorter or he made it smaller. So it could fit her better. Okay. Number five. To enter or flow in or allow in . All right. So here you say my basement took in a foot of water due to a flood. So I don't know maybe you know a lot of rain or maybe a river overflowed or something. And whatever it is it caused your basement to fill up with some water. So your basement took in a foot of water and then of course you would have to trouble having to get rid of that or get it out and hopefully it'll dry up and not do too much damage. All right. All right. And here we also have flowers need to take in sunlight. So absorb .... they allow them. So the flowers allow sunlight in. They absorb the sunlight. So they flowers can take in sunlight. Okay. Good. Let's look at the next one here. Number six. To bring something to a place for repair or a person for treatment or maybe even an animal for treatment. Okay. I heard some strange noises coming from my engine. So I took it in. So I took it in the service station and had it checked out. Yeah. So you took it in or into the service station and had them look at it. Okay. Good or maybe you could, ... you know, take an animal you know , take an animal in. You know, like in a vet or something. And have them checked out too. Okay. Number seven here. To admit or receive a guest or an employee you know, into your home. Also sure. So we say they had difficulty raising four children. So they had to take in a full-time nanny or a babysitter. So maybe they took one in they had them live there too. So they took into it but she's an employee. This time somebody working for you. Okay. Good number eight. To inhale or breathe in. You take in air like that. So let's go hiking and take in some fresh air. Okay good. All right and number nine. We could say to bring somebody to a police station or arrest them. Yeah. So here's the example the police took in that suspect for questioning. They took him in. They took him into the police station and asked him a lot of questions. Okay or maybe they can take somebody in and arrest them too. All right. Number ten here. To be taken in by. All right. This one's slightly different because you got take in and you also followed it by, by. So if you're taken in by someone or something it means that you had cheated or swindled by them. All right here's the last example. She was taken in by a phone scam. You know, maybe they called her up and they convinced her to wire some money for some reason. Yeah. in Asia , they used to have a lot of the ones where you know maybe they used to tell somebody that their child was kidnapped and they heard a child crying and you know they just had to find somebody that really had a you know either a grandchild or a child and they might get nervous and they panic and they actually wire money and they get taken in and when this never really was a kidnapping. But anyway. So you could be taken in by a scam or you could be taken in by some trick. Okay. Anyway I hope you got it. I hope it was clear. I hope it was informative. Thank you for your time. Bye-bye.