French translation of 'take in'
- (= deceive)
prendreto be taken in by sth
se laisser prendre à qch
⇒ I wasn't going to be taken in by his charm.
Je n'allais pas me laisser prendre à son charme.
- (= understand)
⇒ I didn't really take it in.
Je n'ai pas vraiment compris.
- (= include)
- [orphan, stray dog, refugees]
- [dress, waistband]
emmenerto take sb in for questioning
emmener qn pour interrogatoire
- (informal, = go to) [film, museum, exhibition]
se faire (inf)
- (= ingest) [liquid, food]
Example Sentences Including 'take in'
And there were too many flowers for Johnny to take in all at once.A Means to Evil
His face was huge, dazzlingly white, utterly familiar; the light was blinding: she couldn't take in what was happening.Lost Children
Livy was too excited and tired to take in much of what was said.The Ambassador's Women
Translation of take in from the Collins English to French Dictionary