Filch and Take


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Filch verb – To take (something) without right and with an intent to keep.
Usage example: too hungry to wait until the party had started, he filched a cookie from the buffet table when no one was looking

Take is a synonym for filch in steal topic. In some cases you can use "Take" instead a verb "Filch", when it comes to topics like action, carry away.
Synonyms for Filch


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Take verb – To reach for and take hold of by embracing with the fingers or arms.
Filch is a synonym for take in steal topic. You can use "Filch" instead a verb "Take", if it concerns topics such as criminality, carry away. informal substitute
Nearby Words: taking, taken, taker
Synonyms for Take

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  • Visual Novel / Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies Take That: In case 2, Phineas Filch's alibi was that he was watching a wrestling match on TV between wrestlers called Howlin' Wolf and Pretty Boy Vampire, with commentary by Timothy Twilight.
  • When going to the forbidden corridor Harry no longer has his invisibility cloak even though there's no reason for him to have lost it in this version, and the trio just "have to take their chances" with Filch.
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