New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: date to · take in · take on · take up · take down · take hold · cake tin · cater to · fake tan · heave to
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take to

1 (v + prep) informal start TRANSITIVEtosaigh ag PhrV  c m uthey took to farming chuaigh siad leis an bhfeirmeoireachthe's taken to wearing sandals tá sé tar éis tosú ag caitheamh cuaránshe's taken to drinking heavily tá sí éirithe an-tugtha don ól 2 (v + prep) go into/onto TRANSITIVEtabhair faoi PhrV  c m uwe took to the hills thugamar faoi na cnoicshe took to her bed thug sí an leaba uirthi féinI took to the dancefloor amach liom ar an urlár damhsapeople took to the streets to demonstrate thug na daoine faoi na sráideanna le hagóid a dhéanamh
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3 (v + prep) like TRANSITIVEshe really took to him d'éirigh sí an-cheanúil airthe dog took to the children right away thóg an madra leis na páistí láithreach, d'éirigh an madra mór leis na páistí láithreachhe's really taken to his new job tá sé an-sásta lena phost nuaI never took to it ní raibh aon chion agam riamh air, níor thaitin sé riamh liomthe kids have really taken to fishing is breá leis na leanaí bheith ag iascach 4 (v + prep) attack with sth TRANSITIVEI took a hammer to the door thug mé faoin doras le casúr, d'ionsaigh mé an doras le casúr 5 (v + prep) lead to state/position TRANSITIVEthe win took us to the top of the league thug an bua sinn go barr na sraithe 6 (v + prep) lead to total TRANSITIVEthat took our total to €5000 thug sé sin €5000 san iomlán dúinnthe conversion took the score to 31-7 d'fhág an slánú an scór ag 31-7 → see take

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