take away from (something)


: to reduce the value or importance of (something)
The ugly door takes away from the beauty of the house.

Examples of take away from (something) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So what did O’Brien take away from the performance? Khari Thompson, BostonGlobe.com, 12 Sep. 2023 However, the outcome couldn't take away from what Frelick did Sunday at Yankee Stadium. Christopher Kuhagen, Journal Sentinel, 10 Sep. 2023 She was asked at one point what should her fans take away from this moment? Mike Freeman, USA TODAY, 24 Aug. 2023 From here on out, the Colts have four days and change to make the difficult decisions required to reduce the roster to 53 players by Tuesday’s 4 p.m. deadline, and there’s plenty to take away from Thursday night’s dress rehearsal. The Indianapolis Star, 26 Aug. 2023 Improvements Newport Central Catholic has the most to take away from this game. Brendan Connelly, The Enquirer, 18 Aug. 2023 The most important thing is to remember that running into traffic or forgetting to bring the right snacks won’t take away from the beauty of the beach once your feet hit the sand. Anna Braz, Los Angeles Times, 15 Aug. 2023 Another important lesson Curtis hopes readers will take away from Mother Nature is its environmentalist themes. Alexis Jones, Peoplemag, 22 July 2023 The one good thing to take away from these practices is that over these two days, the Eagles offensive line felt that distinct work that only comes with going up against a Schwartz defensive front. Ashley Bastock, cleveland, 15 Aug. 2023 See More

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“Take away from (something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20away%20from%20%28something%29. Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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