Dutch Word: nemen
English Meaning: to take, to get

Word Forms: genomen, nam, neem, neemt

Example Sentences:

Hij vermaakt zich duidelijk en neemt zijn succes niet te serieus.
He is clearly enjoying himself and not taking his success too seriously.
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Hij neemt een welverdiende pauze.
He's taking a well-earned break.
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Ik neem nooit verdovende middelen.
I don't take drugs.
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Suzie had slechts een klein glas wijn gedronken, maar nam toch liever een taxi.
Susi had only had a small glass of wine, but still she preferred to take a taxi.
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Ik neem de vrijheid om te werken wanneer ik wil.
I take the liberty to work whenever I want.
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Als je haar wilt leren kennen, zul je zelf het initiatief moeten nemen!
If you want to get to know her, you will have to take the initiative!
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Bovendien zou ik voor alle zekerheid deze verzekering nemen.
Additionally I would take out this insurance, just to be on the safe side.
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