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(idiomatic) To take the blame; to be the focus of anger or scrutiny; to take the consequences.
When you can't take the heat anymore watch in amazement as our fire breather puts on a show!
Last month we commented that the traditional summer slowdown would take the heat out of the market.
Rather, there are those who choose to be free in their movements, and those who can't take the heat of such an improvisational and creative dance style.
It's important to use scents that are made for candle making because they are designed to take the heat that is required of a substance that is going into melted wax.
The candy thermometer can take the heat when checking the temperature of your wax.
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