taken for

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past participle of take for
as in considered
to think of in a particular way Don't take him for an idiot because he's actually very good at his job.

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“Taken for.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/taken%20for. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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