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The English phrasal verb TAKE OFF has 4 different uses and In this lesson, we describe something leaving the ground such as an airplane as the meaning. Below you will see a few helpful examples of how this phrasal verb is used in English for you to understand it easily.



Phrasal Verb: Take Off 1

by Real English Conversations | Phrasal Verb Course

English Phrasal Verb Take Off #1

Alternative Meaning:  To leave the ground

Example 1:

  • I can’t wait for this airplane to take off.
  • I can’t wait for this airplane to leave the ground.

Example 2:

  • The rocket took off 30 seconds ago.
  • The rocket left the ground 30 seconds ago.


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