take someone's temperature

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Definition of take someone's temperature

: to use a thermometer to find out if someone has a fever
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“Take someone's temperature.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20someone%27s%20temperature. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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