English translation of 'ले लेना'
ले लेना/le lena/
1. appropriate transitive verb /əˈprəʊprieɪt अˈप्रअउप्रीएइट्/
If you appropriate something which does not belong to you, you take it for yourself.[formal]
Several other newspapers have appropriated the idea.
2. eat phrasal verb
If something eats into your time or resources, it uses them, when they should be used for other things.
Responsibilities at work eat into his spare time.
3. take transitive verb
If something takes a particular quality or thing, it requires it.
Walking across the room took all her strength.
4. take phrasal verb
If you take something away from someone, you remove it from them.
If you don't like it, we'll take it away for free.
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Translation of ले लेना from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary