Definition of 'taking'
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But he is enjoying life no longer taking pictures. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are those who think the gamble not worth taking. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But almost straight from kick-off it was one that proved well worth taking. Times, Sunday Times (2017)But this year, it's one worth taking. Times, Sunday Times (2017)To kill animals for meat represents such an unnecessary taking of life. Phoenix From the Flame (1994)They prefer the slick repetition of cliché to the taking of risks in thought or language. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was taking sleeping pills at the time and was in a haze because of that. The Sun (2010)You have already learned the lesson that such risks are not worth taking. The Sun (2011)It would mean not taking interesting opportunities. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Risk taking is not an option if we want to be effective in ministry. Christianity Today (2000)He is also accused of not explaining the reason for taking snaps. The Sun (2006)This is a gamble but one definitely worth taking. The Sun (2014)But she turned around and caught him taking snaps on his phone. The Sun (2015)Some felt that the gamble on spending money was not worth taking. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Risk taking and personal commitment are frequent casualties in this process. LIVING ON THE FAULT LINE, REVISED EDITION (2002)It is a journey well worth taking. Times, Sunday Times (2015)No wonder so many thought it a risk well worth taking. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She said that he had become so depressed that he had tried to kill himself by taking sleeping tablets. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is what taking sides means. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Taking sleeping pills isn't effective in the long run. The Sun (2014)The reason for this amazing set-up was presumably to stop photographers taking snaps of his comeback. The Sun (2010)TAKING sleeping pills can lead to complications in the respiratory system. The Sun (2012)But he also wants doctors to go further, to acknowledge that the taking of human life is sometimes the best option for all concerned. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He'd like a film career, but not if it meant taking supporting roles. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The cold-blooded taking of life that has so traumatised the people of Norway and the whole world is evil. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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