be taken with

informal
to like someone or something very much

I could tell he was quite taken with my daughter.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • 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 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 …   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

  • taken\ with — • taken by • taken with v. phr. To be impressed by; intrigued by. Ned was much taken by the elegance of Sophie s manners …   Словарь американских идиом

  • taken with — Synonyms and related words: as compared with, attached to, beside, by comparison with, charmed, comfortable, compared with, content, contented, cozy, crazy about, delighted, devoted to, easy, enamored of, eupeptic, euphoric, exhilarated, far gone …   Moby Thesaurus

  • taken with — adjective marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness gaga over the rock group s new album he was infatuated with her • Syn: ↑enamored, ↑infatuated, ↑in love, ↑potty, ↑smitten, ↑soft on …   Useful english 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 somebody — 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

  • (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

  • To be taken with the manner — Manner Man ner, n. [OE. manere, F. mani[ e]re, from OF. manier, adj., manual, skillful, handy, fr. (assumed) LL. manarius, for L. manuarius belonging to the hand, fr. manus the hand. See {Manual}.] 1. Mode of action; way of performing or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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