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took the floor

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past tense of take the floor

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to give a formal often extended talk on a subject
  • The senator took the floor to talk about international relations.

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“Took the floor.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/took%20the%20floor. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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