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Have you ever had anything taken out?

By 26 November 2017Language Tips
take out

take out

Take out is a common phrasal verb used with parts of the body including tonsils, teeth and the appendix.

It’s great to use when speaking to patients as it’s a phrase they will be familiar with.

In a formal letter, it would be more appropriate to use ‘remove’:

Removing Sam’s tonsils was recommended as the best course of action.