take (someone) for
Definition of take (someone) for
: to think (someone) is (someone or something) Of course we know how to do it. Do you take us for idiots?
Word by Word Definitions
: to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as
: to seize or capture physically
: to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing
: a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment
: a distinct treatment or variation
: an act or the action of taking: such as
: some person : somebody
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