One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Obtain an official document or service.‘you can take out a loan for a specific purchase’
- ‘Williams is also $120,000 in debt from a series of bank loans he took out to finance the development of Broadcast 2000.’
- ‘When you go to a bank, although it might be called a car loan you're actually taking out a personal loan with the bank.’
- ‘Anthony thanked the main sponsors and all the people who took out advertisements.’
- ‘More people are taking out interest-only mortgages, but they could face big debts if house prices fall further.’
- ‘If a debt has already been amassed and your repayments are impossible to meet, talk to your bank manager about taking out a personal loan.’
- ‘Afraid to own up to the truth, she takes out a huge loan and buys a replica to return to her rich friend.’
- ‘Many years ago I took out a personal loan to buy a decent second-hand car.’
- 1.1 Get a licence or summons issued.
- ‘According to a source, the pair took out a license on Tuesday morning.’
2US Buy food at a cafe or restaurant for eating elsewhere.‘he ordered a lamb madras to take out’
- ‘I really wanted a milkshake and ordered one to take away.’
- ‘If you are just running in to get something to take out, it's okay - the burger was awesome, the fries were old, and the soda was soda.’
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