taken with something

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.


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  • (be) taken with something — be ˈtaken with sb/sth derived to find sb/sth attractive or interesting • We were all very taken with his girlfriend. • I think he s quite taken with the idea. Main entry: ↑takederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 …   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

  • 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

  • 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

  • (be) taken up with something — be ˌtaken ˈup with sth/sb derived to be giving all your time and energy to sth/sb • She s completely taken up with preparing for her exams. Main entry: ↑takederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • Taken — Take Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Something — Single infobox Name = Something Artist = The Beatles from Album = Abbey Road A side = Something Come Together (U.S.) B side = Come Together (U.K.) Released = 31 October 1969 (UK) Format = 7 Recorded = Abbey Road Studios 25 February 1969 Genre =… …   Wikipedia

  • Taken by Cars — Infobox musical artist Name = Taken by Cars Img capt = Landscape = Background = group or band Origin = Manila, Philippines Genre = Indie rock Years active = 2006 ndash;present Label = Party Bear Records Warner Music Philippines Associated acts =… …   Wikipedia

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