take time out

take time out
index pause, recess, rest (cease from action)

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  • take time out — See: TIME OUT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take time out — See: TIME OUT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take time out — take time ˈout idiom to spend some time away from your usual work or activity in order to rest or do sth else instead • She is taking time out from her music career for a year. Main entry: ↑timeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • take time out — to stop an activity temporarily. Some women take time out from their careers when their children are very young …   New idioms dictionary

  • take\ time\ out — See: time out …   Словарь американских идиом

  • time out — noun 1. ) count a short period of time in a game of basketball or ICE HOCKEY when players rest and plan their game 2. ) uncount a period of time when you stop what you usually do and rest or do something else instead: take time out: It s very… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • time out — time outs also time out 1) N VAR In basketball, American football, ice hockey, and some other sports, when a team calls a time out, they call a stop to the game for a few minutes in order to rest and discuss how they are going to play. 2) N… …   English dictionary

  • time out — n 1.) take time out (to do sth) informal to rest or do something different from your usual job or activities ▪ In between jobs, Liz always took time out to return to her first love travelling. 2.) [U and C] a short break during a sports match… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Take Me Out — Chanson par Franz Ferdinand extrait de l’album Franz Ferdinand le groupe en concert à Madrid Pays Grande Bretagne Sortie 2003 2004 Durée 3:13 Genre …   Wikipédia en Français

  • time-out — noun a brief suspension of play each team has two time outs left • Hypernyms: ↑pause, ↑intermission, ↑break, ↑interruption, ↑suspension • Part Holonyms: ↑athletic game * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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