What does "take-off" mean? Can you teach me the antonym as well?
"Take-off" is a phrasal verb that refers to the phase of flight where an airplane leaves the ground and goes into the air. In this context, "take-off" is referring to the upright position of the seat which is appropriate when the plane takes off. The antonym of "take-off" in this context would be "airborne" or "landing", referring to when the aircraft is either in the air or when it is preparing for landing on the ground. Ex: The plane takes off on the runway at a high speed. Ex: Buckle your seat belt to prepare for take-off.
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