take a liking to

Definition of take a liking to

  1. :  to begin to like (someone or something) He took a liking to his new neighbor. She took an immediate liking to sailing when she tried it for the first time.

Word by Word Definitions

takeplay
  1. :  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

  1. :  something that is taken:

    :  the amount of money received :  proceeds, receipts, income

    :  share, cut

likingplay
  1. :  favorable regard :  fondness, taste


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