took hold

phrase

past tense of take hold
as in worked
to produce a desired effect It was clear in the students' essays that her lessons had taken hold.

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“Took hold.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/took%20hold. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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