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TAKE: The American Sign Language (ASL) sign for "take"
There are many different ways to sign "take" (not just one way).
Many concepts do not use a separate sign to create the meaning of take. Instead, such concepts already include the meaning of "take" in the sign itself
If you mean take as in "to take something from someone or someplace then use the "TAKE-from" version of take:
TAKE-from / grab from / snatch:
If you mean:
Take a class
Then use the TAKE-up version of take:
If you mean "take" as in "take a class" then you are going to use the version that also means "adopt" as in "We want to adopt a baby" and/or "evaporate" as in, "The sun "evaporated" all the water.
TAKE-up / adopt / evaporate / soak-up:
Let's review this very important version of "take."
* It uses two hands
* It starts using palm-down, loose, "5-hands"
* It changes to "S" hands
Remember, this version of the sign TAKE doesn't mean to "take from."
This version means things like:
- to take a class
- to adopt a method
- to adopt a child
- to evaporate
- the sky absorbed the water and made clouds
If you mean "take turns" then use one of the various signs for "take turns"
See: "take turns"
If you mean "take something to" as in "to bring" something then use the BRING sign:
Would you mind taking me to (some place) and dropping me off?
DON'T-MIND TAKE-me DROP-off? http://youtu.be/oPdwlE2xod8
If you mean "take" as in, "I take aspirin daily," then hold an imaginary pill between your middle finger and your thumb and "pop" it into your mouth.
You can also hold the pill between your index finger and your thumb.
TAKE-a-pill / pop a pill / pop into your mouth:
Related concepts: (will have links eventually):
Take a bath
Take a big bite
Take a bite
Take a breath
Take a call (incoming call)
Take a look at
Take a p_ss
Take a picture with a camera
Take a picture with a phone
Take a ride (in a car)
Take apart something
Take care of
Take notice of
Take off (leave / flat hands version)
Take off (leave)
Take off (plane or jet)
Take off work
Take someone's temperature
Take something out of something else
Take the dog for a walk
Take tiny bites
Take your time
Also see: "Take it easy"
Also see: "TAKE-TURNS"
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