taka til

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taka til (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative tók til, third-person plural past indicative tóku til, supine tekið til)

  1. to clean, to tidy up
    Taktu til í herberginu þínu!
    Clean your room!
    Nennirðu að taka til?
    Would you care to tidy up?

Usage notes[edit]

  • When this is used transitively, the preposition í is used.
    Taka til í herberginu sínu.
    To tidy up one's room.

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