take it away

idiom

informal
: to start playing or singing music
Take it away, Annie!

Examples of take it away in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And don’t take it away — try to keep it there as long as possible, to be as unflinching as possible. Kate Aurthur, Variety, 10 Apr. 2023 The advocates of raising the retirement age want to take it away. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 2 Feb. 2023 The Niners hammer on opponents, whether protecting the ball or trying to take it away. San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 Jan. 2023 The problem is that good, attacking secondaries like the ones in Philadelphia, New England and Denver close down on those completions quickly, and even a struggling secondary like the Titans adjusted its game plan to take it away. The Indianapolis Star, 24 Nov. 2022 Cardinals take it away Isaiah Simmons sacked Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins and forced a fumble, then recovered it to put the Cardinals back in position to take the lead. Emily Horos, The Arizona Republic, 30 Oct. 2022 This has been a Republican-leaning district for a long time, but Democrats have been able to take it away in very good Democratic years: 1974, 1996, 2006. Craig Gilbert, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 14 Apr. 2022 And what Vladimir Putin was trying to do is take it away. Laura Johnston, cleveland, 28 Feb. 2022 That is why Republicans have been trying take it away pretty much since its start. John Blake, CNN, 22 Jan. 2022

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“Take it away.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20it%20away. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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