take to

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Verb[edit]

take to

  1. (idiomatic) To adapt to; to learn, grasp or master.
    Although he had never skated before, he took to it quickly, and soon glided around the ice with ease.
  2. (idiomatic) To enter; to go into or move towards.
    As the train rushed through, thousands of birds took to the air at once.
  3. (idiomatic) To begin, as a new habit or practice.
    After the third one was rejected, she took to asking the department to check the form before she submitted it.

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