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PRONUNCIATION OF TAKE THE RAP

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TAKE THE RAP

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
take the plunge
take the queen´s shilling
take the road
take the veil
take the wind out of someone´s sails
take the words out of someone´s mouth
take the wraps off

WORDS THAT END LIKE TAKE THE RAP

ankle strap
beat the rap
bootstrap
bubble wrap
bum rap
crap
drap
gangsta rap
gangster rap
rap
scrap
shoulder strap
shrink wrap
shrink-wrap
strap
T-strap
the strap
trap
unwrap
wrap

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

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Translation of «take the rap» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TAKE THE RAP

Find out the translation of take the rap to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of take the rap 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 rap» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

以说唱
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tomar el rap
570 millions of speakers

English

take the rap
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रैप ले
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اتخاذ الراب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

отдуваться
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

levar o rap
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

রেপ নিতে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

prendre le rap
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ambil rap
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

nehmen Sie die Rap-
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ラップを取る
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

랩 을
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Njupuk rap
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lấy rap
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ராப் எடுத்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रॅप घ्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Rap al
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

prendere il rap
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

podjąć rap
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

віддуватися
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ia rap
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αναλάβουμε την ευθύνη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

neem die rap
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ta rap
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ta rap
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of take the rap

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TAKE THE RAP»

The term «take the rap» is normally little used and occupies the 116.612 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 RAP» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TAKE THE RAP»

Discover the use of take the rap in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to take the rap and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Positive Prime: A Book of Poetry
Will you take the rap music? Will you take the rap? Will you take the rap music? Can we rap about it? The rap is the worst I saw, They defile and disrespect Everything, That I rapped about. They sold me out! Will I take that rap? It came from my ...
Jeffrey Perry, 2007
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The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition
[First half of 16005] Also see FEEL OUT. take the rap Be punished or blamed for something, as in I don't want to take the rap for Mary, who forgot to mail the check in time, or Steve is such a nice guy that hes always taking the rap for his ...
Christine Ammer, 2013
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Check it While I Wreck it: Black Womanhood, Hip-hop Culture, ...
61. bell hooks, "Gangsta Culture — Sexism and Misogyny: Who Will Take the Rap?" in Outlaw Culture: Resisting Representation (New York: Routledge, 1 994) . 62. Michele Wallace, "When Black Feminism Faces the Music and the Music Is ...
Gwendolyn D. Pough, 2004
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The Pimp and the Preacher
When Clyde first got in trouble about the robbery, I remember Peanut told Clyde that he would take the rap claiming it was his gun. But you know Clyde, there's no way he'll let others stand in trouble for him. He appreciated Peanut's offer ...
Gerald Gibbs, 2006
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Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang
W. BURROUGHS At the time, he was out on bail, but expected to beat the rap on the grounds of illegal seizure (1953). c: to take the rap to accept responsibility and punishment, esp. for a crime. 1930–. d: to hang (pin, etc.) the rap on to make a ...
John Ayto, John Simpson, 2010
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Murder at Motor City Records
Keep your mouth shut Cheryl, or you'll take the rap for this.” “What are you talking about?” she cried. “Don't move until you hear my elevator leave,” the voice instructed her, “And, remember what I told you: keep your mouth shut, or you'll take ...
Mark Bego
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American Slang: Cultural Language Guide to Living in the USA
Get/Take the rap: to take the blame for an action, regardless of fault. Our boss took the rap for our poor performance. Rap: a casual or down-to-earth conversation. Lou and I had a rap session about the upcoming holiday party. Let's meet for ...
Joseph Melillo, Edward M. Melillo, 2004
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The Rules of Management: A definitive code for managerial ...
RULE. 17. Take. the. rap. Sorry, but if the team screws up, it is entirely your fault. If the team does well, the credit is all theirs. A good manager will always take the rap. I know it's easy to use your team as an excuse, but it won't wash. You are the  ...
Richard Templar, 2013
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In the Heart of the Beat: The Poetry of Rap
If you are to take rap seriously, you must take the rap/poet seriously. We must privilege the poet's potential and capacity for intention when it is apparent that a rap/poem demonstrates insight, power, or a keen observation. It is my experience  ...
Alexs Pate, 2009
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Essential Rules from Richard Templar (Collection)
A good manager will always take the rap. I know it's easy to use your team as an excuse, but it won't wash. You are the leader, the manager, the boss. If it all goes bottoms up, you have to stand up and take the flack. It is very easy to say, “We ...
Richard Templar, 2011

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TAKE THE RAP»

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Robocars won't take the rap for you
MINISTERS have decided to allow driverless cars to share Britain's roads, but the Highway Code will have to be rewritten to help vehicles on autopilot cope with ... «The Sunday Times, Jan 15»
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Haim sisters let parents take the rap
THE Haim girls admit it was their mum and dad who sparked a collaboration with A$AP Ferg. By James Cabooter / Published 10th July 2014. playlist, james ... «Daily Star, Jul 14»
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Ordinary customers take the rap as Anglo Irish bankers face jail terms
"It would be much easier for these American firms to take homes from people than for an Irish bank that was saved with Irish taxpayers' money. There are 8,000 ... «The Guardian, Apr 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Take the rap [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/take-the-rap>. Sep 2023 ».
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