take in (an animal)

The phrase "take in ___" means to let a homeless animal live with you.

If you use words like "it" or "them" as the object, they will come between "take" and "in":

They wanted to take it in. I was like, "No way."

Sometimes people also use the phrase "take in ___" to talk about letting a person live in your home.

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