Definition of 'taker'
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We expected the hostages to be antagonistic toward the hostage taker. Christianity Today (2000)There did not seem to be many takers that particular lunchtime. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He selected his list of penalty takers and gave them specific instructions on what to do. The Sun (2009)There are many takers and just a very few givers in football. The Sun (2012)Your regular penalty taker should go forward for the early kicks because then you can get in front and take control. The Sun (2012)We will pursue these hostage takers. The Sun (2009)About 40 per cent of young people in prison have parents who are criminals or drug takers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If you find no takers, dispose of your hardware in an environmentally friendly fashion. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In football, should a penalty taker belt it or place it? Times, Sunday Times (2007)We sealed the exit points, so none of the hostage takers will be able to escape. The Sun (2015)Astonishingly, there were not that many takers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In the end, there is no overarching answer to how to deal with hostage takers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I would be surprised if anybody fingered her as a drug taker. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I watched their penalty takers taking penalties the day before the final. Times, Sunday Times (2010)THERE will not be many takers for their defenders. The Sun (2013)I suppose because he is our penalty taker. The Sun (2010)Use of drug takers' slang. Taking Drugs Seriously (1994)Many investors doubt that the Government will find takers willing to put up enough money so that it can pay off old debts. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I know what the drug takers do and what they don't do. The Sun (2008)You might not get many takers for a Spanish Polo. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some 40% of drug takers are from the higher echelons of society, an earlier report found. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Pulling one back with another penalty - this time converted by the regular taker - they finally conceded a third. The Sun (2010)
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