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Meaning of "take the air" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TAKE THE AIR

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TAKE THE AIR

take strike
take the biscuit
take the bit in one´s teeth
take the bread out of someone´s mouth
take the bull by the horns
take the cake
take the chair
take the count
take the fall
take the field
take the fifth
take the floor
take the gilt off the gingerbread
take the king´s shilling
take the law into one´s own hands
take the liberty
take the lid off
take the mickey
take the piss
take the place of

WORDS THAT END LIKE TAKE THE AIR

a breath of fresh air
castle in the air
clear the air
compressed air
fresh air
give someone the air
hot air
in the air
into thin air
light air
lighter than air
off air
off the air
on the air
open air
out of thin air
sea air
up in the air
walk on air
with one´s nose in the air

Synonyms and antonyms of take the air in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «take the air» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TAKE THE AIR

Find out the translation of take the air to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of take the air from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «take the air» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

透风
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tomar el aire
570 millions of speakers

English

take the air
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हवा ले
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اتخاذ الهواء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

подышать свежим воздухом
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

levar o ar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বায়ু নিতে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

prendre l´air
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Angkat udara
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

nehmen die Luft
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

空気を取る
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

공기를 가지고
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Njupuk udhara
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

có không khí
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காற்று எடுத்துக்கொள்ளுங்கள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हवा घेणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Havayı almak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

prendere l´ aria
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wziąć powietrze
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

подихати свіжим повітрям
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

iaaer
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

να λάβει τον αέρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

neem die lug
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ta luften
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ta luften
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of take the air

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TAKE THE AIR»

The term «take the air» is regularly used and occupies the 98.248 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TAKE THE AIR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about take the air

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TAKE THE AIR»

Discover the use of take the air in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to take the air and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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America from the air: an aviator's story
This new edited volume revives the writings from two of his now out-of-print books.
Wolfgang Langewiesche, Drake Hokanson, Carol Kratz, 2004
2
English-Albanian Dictionary of Idioms
take the air take the chill off □ But he did not permit himself to realize just what that meant to take careful stock of his emotions. □ Andrew took stock of the long fawn carpeted room. □ Let's take stock of the situation, and then make our ...
Ilo Stefanllari, 2000
3
Foulois and the U.S. Army Air Corps: 1931-1935
5 When Branch asked how long it would take the Air Corps to prepare for such a task, Foulois, not thinking he meant from that moment, answered rather casually: "I think we could be ready in about a week or ten days."6 Thereupon the air chief  ...
OFFICE OF AIR FORCE HISTORY WASHINGTON DC, J S Shiner
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Dictionary of English and French Idioms: Illustrating, by ...
To take the air, prendre l'air. You must let thèse rooms take air, il faut admettre l' air dans ces appartements. — —To take advice ofa lawyer, a doctor, consulter un homme de loi, un médecin. You have not taken my advice, vous n'avez pas suivi  ...
Jean Roemer, 1853
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The new and complete dictionary of the German and English ...
In frtnfi Just, in the open Air. in tie fust geben, frisdje Cuft faopfen, to take the Air or some fresti Air, to take ah Airing, fid) in bie Cuft sebroingen, to rise, to soar on High, to rise up into the Air. in bis Suft spiingen, to spring or blow up (into the Air).
John Ebers, 1798
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Vollständiges Wörterbuch Der Englischen Sprache Für Die ...
_ _ in freyet Last, in the open Air. in die Lllft gone-t, frifdze Lust fcÞByfen-L to take the Air otusome fresh' Air, to take an Airing. - _ sidyln diefluftschtvingen, to rise, to soar on High, to rise up into the Air. blow up (in-to the Air). Lust befrmmen, to ...
Johann Ebers, 1798
7
Chabers 21st Century Dictionary
into thin air completely; mysteriously and leaving no trace. • off the air no longer or not yet being broadcast on radio or television. • on the air being broadcast on radio or television. • take the air and take to the air see under take. • up in the air 1 ...
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Dictionary of aviation
... also, occasionally, any particular portion or region of the atmosfere: as, to sail the *airs. inflammable air, hydrogen gas. open air, the unconfined space outside brldmgs, etc. exposed to the wether. take the air, start off to fly or float II] the air, ...
R.M. Pierce
9
Hard Air: Adventures from the Edge of Flying
—Brian Doyle, “Joyas Voladoras” I am only an amateur, and I shouldn't be talking . But I can't help talking. You take the air: the thin, substance-less air that can be made to bear a man; you take America; and you take an airplane, which of all ...
W. Scott Olsen, 2008
10
Chambers Pocket Dictionary
being generally considered, thought or talked about. — into thin air mysteriously and leaving no trace, — on or off the air broadcasting or not broadcasting on radio or television. — take the air (old) to go for a walk. — take to the air to start to fly.
Elaine Higgleton, Howard Sargeant, Anne Seaton, 1992

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TAKE THE AIR»

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Congressman proposes privatizing air traffic control
... Transportation committee wants to take the air traffic control system out of the ... The U.S. air traffic control system is the busiest in the world -- controllers ... «CNN, Jun 15»

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