taken with someone

taken with someone
taken with (someone/something) attracted to someone or something.

Carpenter was so taken with the sculpture that he persuaded the town to sell it to him.

I was really taken with her, and admired her talent and personality.


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  • taken with something — taken with (someone/something) attracted to someone or something. Carpenter was so taken with the sculpture that he persuaded the town to sell it to him. I was really taken with her, and admired her talent and personality …   New idioms dictionary

  • taken with — (someone/something) attracted to someone or something. Carpenter was so taken with the sculpture that he persuaded the town to sell it to him. I was really taken with her, and admired her talent and personality …   New idioms dictionary

  • take up with someone — take up with (someone) to begin a romantic relationship with someone. Her sister has taken up with a former high school sweetheart. Immigrants who have left families behind in their home countries sometimes take up with new partners here …   New idioms dictionary

  • be taken with — informal phrase to like someone or something very much I could tell he was quite taken with my daughter. Thesaurus: to love or like a person or thingsynonym Main entry: taken …   Useful english dictionary

  • be taken with — informal to like someone or something very much I could tell he was quite taken with my daughter …   English dictionary

  • with — [ wıð, wıθ ] preposition *** 1. ) together if one person or thing is with another or does something with them, they are together or they do it together: Hannah lives with her parents. chicken served with vegetables and mushrooms I ll be with you… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • with */*/*/ — UK [wɪð] / US / UK [wɪθ] / US preposition 1) together if one person or thing is with another or does something with them, they are together or they do it together Hannah lives with her parents. chicken pie served with vegetables and mushrooms I… …   English dictionary

  • taken — [[t]te͟ɪkən[/t]] 1) Taken is the past participle of take. 2) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ, usu ADJ with n If you are taken with something or someone, you are very interested in them or attracted to them. [INFORMAL] She seems very taken with the idea …   English dictionary

  • someone — some|one [ sʌmwʌn ] pronoun *** used for referring to a person when you do not know or do not say who the person is: I can t find my calculator someone must have taken it. They need someone like you, someone who understands business methods.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • someone */*/*/ — UK [ˈsʌmwʌn] / US pronoun used for referring to a person when you do not know or do not say who the person is I can t find my calculator – someone must have taken it. They need someone like you, someone who understands business methods. someone… …   English dictionary

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