take against

Definition of take against

British, somewhat old-fashioned

  1. :  to begin to dislike (someone or something) They took against her for no apparent reason.

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

againstplay
  1. :  in opposition or hostility to

    :  contrary to

    :  in competition with

  1. :  in preparation for the time when


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