Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Took"

The meaning of "Took" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does i took you so low, where only fools go. mean?
A: @trashyme do you have more context? It sounds like a song lyric.
Q: What does i took a teacher training session for 999hours, it was a chance to put myslef in my students' shoes mean?
A: A "Teacher training session" is a meeting where teachers learn how to teach.
"Put myself in my students shoes" means being able to feel what it's like to be a student.

So the teacher spent a long time in teacher training sessions, and it helped them to experience what it's like to be a student.

"Putting (yourself) in (someone's) shoes" is a common expression. It means to imagine yourself in that person's situation so you can understand their feelings/thoughts. e.g. "If you tried putting yourself in his shoes, maybe you'd understand, it's not that easy"
Q: What does "i took for a sign" mean?
A: It probably means that they took it as a sign. Like saying if your tire was flat before going something you might not want to go then you would take it as a sign that you shouldn't go.
Q: What does i took a chunk out of the plaster mean?
A: I would need to hear more to understand the context
Q: What does And i took the word fly instead of send haha mean?
A: What context is this from? On it's own it doesn't make sense to me.

Synonyms of "Took" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between i took hair cut and i got hair cut ?
A: i have to get a haircut and I'll get a haircut tomorrow. both are natural
Q: What is the difference between i took some food with myself and i brought some food with myself ?
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: What is the difference between i took an arrow and i got an arrow ?
A: When you take an arrow you get show by an arrow, taking an arrow in this sentence is not literal. You can also literally take an arrow which means you take an arrow from the table for example. To get an arrow means that you got it from someone else (they gave it to you) or that you already have one.
Q: What is the difference between i took my parents to the zoo yesterday and i brought my parents to the zoo yesterday ?
A: There is not much difference. If there was one I would say...
Took- I invited them
Brought- We went together
They are mostly the same
Q: What is the difference between i took my car to a super market and i drove my car to a super market ?
A: "I took my car to the supermarket." implies that you drove. You can say either. Though if you mentioned thinking about taking an alternative mode of transportation, such as a bus, you would say, "I took my car to the supermarket."

Translations of "Took"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? ‎I took a year gap due to a private reason like a health problem and I haven't studied German in the meantime so I'm not good at German and this is why I have taken too much time to do this assignment.
A: Its correct
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? i took a leave of absence . is it natural?
A: Yes it is natural :)
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? "i took your suggestion in consideration"?
A: Your sentence is in English, so I'm not sure what you're asking. It only needs a small change - "I took your suggestion into consideration". Is this what you meant?
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? i took a shower with a girlfriend and I wanted to say to her to come closer to the shower booth because we had to change the location to replace each other since it was small space for two people. how can I say"you can go to close to shower" in naturally
A: May you come closer to the shower?

Other questions about "Took"

Q: i took the book back to the library when i finished reading it does this sound natural?
A: I took the book back to the library when I had finished reading it.

Yes, your sentence sounds perfect. Well done! :)
Q: i took the book back to the library when i (finished/had finished) reading it
A: had finshed is more right
Q: "i took the liberty of using your computer. i waz so in a hurry. sorry." does this sound natural?
A: 'i was really in a hurry'. You're welcome.
Q: i took a bus does this sound natural?
A: I took the bus.
Q: " i took a nap😴" or " i had a little nap😴" does this sound natural?
A: "I took a nap" or "I took a little nap" is the most natural :) either one can be said though

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